WORLD The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated April 16)


The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated April 16)

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17:44, April 16, 2021

The total number of deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide has increased to 2,987,479 with the global confirmed cases reaching 139,134,320 as of 5:00 pm BJT on Friday, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University (JHU).

Airport workers walk past a notice board at Sydney Airport in Sydney, Australia, on April 15, 2021. (Photo: Xinhua)

Current status (data as of 5:00 pm BJT, April 16):

Sources: Johns Hopkins University

The outbreak has now claimed 565,289 lives in the US, the most of any country, with a total of 31,495,652 infections, according to a tally by JHU.

India has confirmed a total of 14,291,917 COVID-19 cases, raising the number of deaths to 174,308.

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Brazil have increased to 13,746,681 with 365,444 deaths, Johns Hopkins reported.

France has recorded 5,248,853 confirmed cases and 100,232 deaths.

Russia has confirmed 4,631,336 cases of COVID-19, with the number of deaths at 103,059.

The UK's confirmed cases have increased to 4,396,096, with the number of deaths at 127,438, according to the JHU virus tracker.

The coronavirus pandemic has claimed 35,031 lives in Turkey, bringing the total number of infections to 4,086,957.

A total of 3,826,156 people in Italy have tested positive for COVID-19, with the death toll at 115,937.

It is followed by Spain with 76,882 deaths from 3,396,685 infections.

Germany has reported 3,110,252 COVID-19 cases and 79,674 deaths from the virus so far.

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