WORLD The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated August 4)


The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated August 4)

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10:11, August 04, 2020

Globally, as of 3:36 pm CEST on Monday, there have been 17,918,582 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 686,703 deaths, reported to WHO.


A volunteer disinfects an area inside Santa Marta Favela, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on August 1, 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo: AFP)

Current status (data as of 10:00 am BJT, Aug 4):

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Sources: Johns Hopkins University, national public health agencies.

The outbreak has now claimed the lives of at least 155,379 people in the US, the most of any country. The US also leads the world in the number of confirmed infections with 4,712,305, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University as of 8:34 am BJT on Tuesday.

Brazil has confirmed a total number of infections to 2,733,677. The death toll grew to 94,104.

India has confirmed a total number of infections to 1,803,695. The death toll grew to 38,135.

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Russia have increased to 854,641 with 14,183 deaths.

It is followed by South Africa with 516,862 infections and 8,539 deaths, Mexico with 439,046 infections and 47,746 deaths, Peru with 428,850 cases and 19,614 deaths and Chile with 361,493 cases and 9,707 deaths.

Colombia's confirmed cases have increased to 317,432, with the number of deaths at 10,646, according to the JHU virus tracker.

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Iran have increased to 312,035 with 17,405 deaths.

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