WORLD The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated January 10)

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The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated January 10)

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09:10, January 10, 2021

A woman wearing a face mask walks past a store selling face masks in Toronto, Canada, on Jan. 9, 2021. Canada's COVID-19 cases surpassed 650,000 as of Saturday afternoon, with the total hitting 650,922, including 16,788 deaths, according to CTV. (Photo by Zou Zheng/Xinhua)

The total number of deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide has increased to 1,924,086 with the global confirmed cases reaching 89,523,280 as of 9 am BJT on Sunday, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.

Current status (data as of 9:00 am BJT, January 10):

The total number of COVID-19 cases in the United States topped 22 million on Saturday, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.

The coronavirus-related deaths in Britain surpassed 80,000 on Saturday with another 1,035 reported in the country. The total number of deaths within 28 days of a positive COVID-19 test now stands at 80,868, according to the latest official figures.

France on Saturday reported 20,177 new COVID-19 cases, bringing its accumulative tally to 2,767,312, according to the country's health authorities.

Turkey reported on Saturday 9,537 COVID-19 cases, including 1,103 symptomatic patients, as the total number of positive cases in the country reached 2,317,118, its health ministry announced.

Canada's COVID-19 cases surpassed 650,000 as of Saturday afternoon, with the total hitting 650,922, including 16,788 deaths, according to CTV. Canada's national-level data on Jan. 1 to 7 indicated a daily average of 7,672 new cases, and many areas continued to experience high infection rates, said the Public Health Agency of Canada on Saturday.


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