WORLD The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated August 22)


The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated August 22)

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10:46, August 22, 2020

Globally, as of 10 am BJT on Saturday, there have been 22,536,278 confirmed cases of coronavirus, including 789,197 deaths, reported the World Health Organization.


Mario Andretti, left, talks with Fernando Alonso, of Spain, before the final practice session for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Friday, Aug. 21, 2020, in Indianapolis. (Photo: AP)

Current status (data as of 10 am BJT, August 22):

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Sources: Xinhua, Johns Hopkins University, national public health agencies.

The outbreak has now claimed 178,221 lives in the US, the most of any country, with a total of 5,744,032 infections, according to a tally by the 1Point3Acres virus tracker as of 10 am BJT on Saturday.

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Brazil have increased to 3,532,330 with 113,358 deaths, Johns Hopkins reported.

India has confirmed a total of 2,905,825 COVID-19 cases, raising the number of deaths to 54,849.

Russia has confirmed 944,671 cases of COVID-19, with the number of deaths at 16,148.

South Africa has recorded 603,338 confirmed cases and 12,843 deaths.

Peru has reported 567,059 COVID-19 cases and 27,034 deaths from the virus so far.

It is followed by Mexico with 59,610 deaths from 549,734 infections.

The Colombia's confirmed cases have increased to 513,719, with the number of deaths at 16,183, according to the JHU virus tracker.

A total of 393,769 people in Chile have tested positive for COVID-19, with the death toll at 10,723.

The coronavirus pandemic has claimed 28,838 lives in Spain, bringing the total number of infections to 386,054.

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