WORLD The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated August 11)


The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated August 11)

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17:06, August 11, 2020

Globally, as of 3:06 pm CEST on Monday, there have been 19,718,030 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 728,013 deaths, reported to WHO.


Military personnel from the Brazilian Armed Forces sanitizes a bus at the Santa Candida bus terminal to combat the spread of the the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, in Curitiba, Parana State, Brazil, on August 10, 2020.  (Photo: AFP)

Current status (data as of 5:00 pm BJT, Aug 11):

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Sources: Johns Hopkins University, national public health agencies.

The outbreak has now claimed the lives of at least 163,465 people in the US, the most of any country. The US also leads the world in the number of confirmed infections with 5,094,565, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University as of 3:35 pm BJT on Tuesday.

Brazil has confirmed a total number of infections to 3,057,470. The death toll grew to 101,752.

India has confirmed a total number of infections to 2,268,675. The death toll grew to 45,257.

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Russia have increased to 890,799 with 14,973 deaths.

It is followed by South Africa with 563,598 infections and 10,621 deaths, Mexico with 485,836 infections and 53,003 deaths, Peru with 483,133 cases and 21,276 deaths, Colombia with 397,623 cases and 13,154 deaths and Chile with 375,044 cases and 10,139 deaths.

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Iran have increased to 328,844 with 18,616 deaths.

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