WORLD The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated Aug 8)


The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated Aug 8)

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10:26, August 08, 2021

The total number of deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide has increased to 4,285,440 with the global confirmed cases reaching 202,183,140 as of 10 am BJT on Sunday, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.

A woman receives the COVID-19 vaccine in Ankara, Turkey, on Aug. 7, 2021. (Photo: Xinhua)

Current status (data as of 10 am BJT, Aug 8):

Source: Johns Hopkins University

The outbreak has now claimed 616,713 lives in the US, the most of any country, with a total of 35,738,154 infections.

India has confirmed a total of 31,895,385 COVID-19 cases, raising the number of deaths to 427,371.

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Brazil have increased to 20,151,779 with 562,752 deaths, Johns Hopkins reported.

France has recorded 6,350,899 confirmed cases and 112,379 deaths.

The coronavirus pandemic has claimed 161,343 lives in Russia, bringing the total number of infections to 6,340,370.

The UK's confirmed cases have increased to 6,070,873, with the number of deaths at 130,585, according to the JHU virus tracker.

Turkey has confirmed 5,870,741 cases of COVID-19, with the number of deaths at 51,976.

It is followed by Argentina with 107,302 deaths from 5,012,754 infections.

Colombia has reported 4,834,634 COVID-19 cases and 122,277 deaths from the virus so far.

A total of 4,588,132 people in Spain have tested positive for COVID-19, with the death toll at 82,006.

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