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

WORLD

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

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19:11, January 04, 2021

Globally, as of 6:30 pm BJT on Monday, there have been 83,322,449 confirmed cases of coronavirus, including 1,831,412 deaths, reported the World Health Organization.

People who qualify under Phase 1A or Phase 1B of the state's guidelines waiting to receive the COVID-19 vaccine Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, at a Houston Health Department's COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Houston. (Photo: AP)

Current status (data as of 6:30 pm BJT, January 4):

Sources: Johns Hopkins University, national public health agencies.

The outbreak has now claimed 356,412 lives in the US, the most of any country, with a total of 20,936,727 infections, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University as of 6:30 pm BJT on Monday.

India has confirmed a total of 10,340,469 COVID-19 cases, raising the number of deaths to 149,649.

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Brazil have increased to 7,733,746 with 196,018 deaths, Johns Hopkins reported.

Russia has confirmed 3,226,758 cases of COVID-19, with the number of deaths at 58,203.

France has recorded 2,712,975 confirmed cases and 65,164 deaths.

The UK's confirmed cases have increased to 2,662,699, with the number of deaths at 75,137, according to the JHU virus tracker.

It is followed by Turkey with 21,488 deaths from 2,241,912 infections.

A total of 2,155,446 people in Italy have tested positive for COVID-19, with the death toll at 75,332.

The coronavirus pandemic has claimed 50,837 lives in Spain, bringing the total number of infections to 1,928,265.

Germany has reported 1,786,083 COVID-19 cases and 34,793 deaths from the virus so far.

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