WORLD The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated February 16)


The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated February 16)

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10:07, February 16, 2021

The total number of deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide has increased to 2,407,041 with the global confirmed cases reaching 109,136,051 as of 10:00 am BJT on Tuesday, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.

Teachers march to protest against starting classes in schools due to lack of guarantees against the spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, in Bogota, on February 15, 2021. (Photo: AFP)

Current status (data as of 10:00 am BJT, February 16):

Sources: Johns Hopkins University, national public health agencies.

The outbreak has now claimed 486,314 lives in the US, the most of any country, with a total of 27,692,654 infections, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University as of 10:00 am BJT on Tuesday.

India has confirmed a total of 10,916,589 COVID-19 cases, raising the number of deaths to 155,732.

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Brazil have increased to 9,866,710 with 239,773 deaths, Johns Hopkins reported.

The UK's confirmed cases have increased to 4,059,694, with the number of deaths at 117,622, according to the JHU virus tracker.

Russia has confirmed 4,040,505 cases of COVID-19, with the number of deaths at 79,210.

France has recorded 3,528,856 confirmed cases and 82,374 deaths.

The coronavirus pandemic has claimed 65,449 lives in Spain, bringing the total number of infections to 3,086,286.

A total of 2,729,223 people in Italy have tested positive for COVID-19, with the death toll at 93,835.

It is followed by Turkey with 27,562 deaths from 2,594,128 infections.

Germany has reported 2,346,876 COVID-19 cases and 65,288 deaths from the virus so far.

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