The total number of deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide has increased to 1,193,859 with the global confirmed cases reaching 45,960,780 as of 9:30 am BJT on Sunday according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.
Current status (data as of 9:30 am BJT, November 1):
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Saturday that England will enter a month-long lockdown from Thursday in a bid to quell the resurgence of the coronavirus.
Canadian Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Saturday that she is isolating at home after receiving an exposure notification from Canada's COVID Alert app.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday announced the extension of restrictive measures to most Iranian cities as the COVID-19 epidemic has been continuing to spread across the country, official IRNA news agency reported.
Brazil registered 407 deaths in the last 24 hours from the novel coronavirus, bringing the total number of deaths to 159,884, the Ministry of Health said Saturday.
Elective surgeries have resumed in Chile as cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have decreased in the country, the Health Ministry's undersecretary of assistance networks, Arturo Zuniga, said Saturday.