WORLD The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated April 6)


The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated April 6)

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12:44, April 06, 2020


Medical staff members carry a patient into the Jinyintan hospital in Wuhan in China's central Hubei province on Jan 18, 2020. (Photo: AFP) 

A total of 1,136,851 confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported as of Monday, with the global death toll from COVID-19 increasing to 62,955, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

Current status (data as of 10:30 am BJT, April 6):

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Sources: People's Daily, AFP, BBC, Johns Hopkins University, 1Point3Acres, national public health agencies.

The US now has 337,945 confirmed cases and 9,662 deaths of the new coronavirus as of 10 am BJT on Monday, according to the 1Point3Acres coronavirus tracker.

Spain's confirmed coronavirus case tally reached 131,646 on Monday.

Italy, which reported its first coronavirus death at the end of February, has 15,887 fatalities as of Monday.

The total number of deaths in Spain now stands at 12,641, second only to Italy.

The number of COVID-19 infections in Germany has increased to 100,123, with 1,584 deaths.

France now has 93,780 confirmed cases, the Johns Hopkins tracker reported.

The number of confirmed cases in Iran has risen to 58,226, with the number of deaths at 3,603. 

The UK now has 48,440 confirmed cases and 4,943 virus deaths on Monday, Johns Hopkins reported.

Turkey has recorded 574 fatalities and 27,069 infections.

Switzerland currently has 21,100 coronavirus infections, according to the country’s health ministry.

Belgium reported a total of 19,691 infections of COVID-19 and 1,447 deaths.

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