WORLD The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated February 21)


The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated February 21)

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11:05, February 21, 2021

The total number of deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide has increased to 2,460,186 with the global confirmed cases reaching 111,052,160 as of 10:30 am BJT on Sunday, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.

A woman wearing a face mask walks past the closed Louvre Museum in Paris, France, Feb. 19, 2021. (Photo: Xinhua)

Current status (data as of 10:30 am BJT, February 21):

Sources: Johns Hopkins University, national public health agencies

The outbreak has now claimed 497,574 lives in the US, the most of any country, with a total of 28,075,453 infections, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University as of 10:30 am BJT on Sunday.

India has confirmed a total of 10,977,387 COVID-19 cases, raising the number of deaths to 156,212.

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Brazil have increased to 10,139,148 with 245,977 deaths, Johns Hopkins reported.

The UK's confirmed cases have increased to 4,117,709, with the number of deaths at 120,593, according to the JHU virus tracker.

Russia has confirmed 4,105,424 cases of COVID-19, with the number of deaths at 81,517.

France has recorded 3,597,113 confirmed cases and 83,546 deaths.

The coronavirus pandemic has claimed 67,101 lives in Spain, bringing the total number of infections to 3,133,122.

A total of 2,795,796 people in Italy have tested positive for COVID-19, with the death toll at 95,486.

It is followed by Turkey with 27,983 deaths from 2,631,876 infections.

Germany has reported 2,388,421 COVID-19 cases and 67,784 deaths from the virus so far.

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