WORLD The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated December 27)

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The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated December 27)

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17:40, December 27, 2020

A board indicating the path to the "follow-up" area is seen as a actors wearing protective face masks sit in the coronavirus vaccination center hall during a test run, at the Cologne fair on December 22, 2020, in Cologne, western Germany, amid the novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo: AFP)

The total number of deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide has increased to 1,757,911 with the global confirmed cases reaching 80,372,944 as of 5:30 pm BJT on Sunday, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.

Sources: Johns Hopkins University, national public health agencies.

Current status (data as of 5:30 pm BJT, Dec 27):

The outbreak has now claimed the lives of at least 331,916 people in the US, the most of any country. The US also leads the world in the number of confirmed infections with 18,985,155, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University as of 5:30 pm BJT on Sunday.

India has confirmed a total number of infections to 10,187,850. The death toll grew to 147,622.

Brazil has confirmed a total number of infections to 7,465,806. The death toll grew to 190,795.

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Russia have increased to 2,992,123 with 53,539 deaths.

It is followed by France with 2,607,688 infections and 62,694 deaths, United Kingdom with 2,262,735 infections and 70,513 deaths, Turkey with 2,133,373 cases and 19,624 deaths, Italy with 2,038,759 cases and 71,620 deaths and Spain with 1,854,951 cases and 49,824 deaths.

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Germany have increased to 1,652,066 with 29,950 deaths.

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