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

WORLD

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

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10:04, August 22, 2021

The total number of deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide has increased to 4,422,237 with the global confirmed cases reaching 211,303,977 as of 8:30 am BJT on Sunday, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.

Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021, photo, a staff member works in the Critical Care Unit at Asante Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass, Ore. (Photo: AP)

Current status (data as of 8:30 am BJT, Aug 22):

Source: Johns Hopkins University

The outbreak has now claimed 628,276 lives in the US, the most of any country, with a total of 37,667,889 infections.

India has confirmed a total of 32,393,286 COVID-19 cases, raising the number of deaths to 433,964.

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Brazil have increased to 20,556,487 with 574,209 deaths, Johns Hopkins reported.

France has recorded 6,682,952 confirmed cases and 113,472 deaths.

The coronavirus pandemic has claimed 172,257 lives in Russia, bringing the total number of infections to 6,633,521.

The UK's confirmed cases have increased to 6,491,529 with the number of deaths at 131,909, according to the JHU virus tracker.

Turkey has confirmed 6,177,660 cases of COVID-19, with the number of deaths at 54,095.

It is followed by Argentina with 110,217 deaths from 5,130,852 infections.

Colombia has reported 4,886,897 COVID-19 cases and 124,121 deaths from the virus so far.

A total of 4,770,453 people in Spain have tested positive for COVID-19, with the death toll at 83,136.

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