WORLD The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated January 8)

WORLD

The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated January 8)

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19:15, January 08, 2021

Passengers wearing face masks are seen as they walk out of the arrival hall at the Vancouver International Airport in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, Jan. 6, 2021. (Photo: Xinhua)

The total number of deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide has increased to 1,900,380 with the global confirmed cases reaching 88,140,964 as of 6:30 pm BJT on Friday, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.

Current status (data as of 6:30 pm BJT, January 8):

Sources: Johns Hopkins University, national public health agencies.

The outbreak has now claimed 365,321 lives in the US, the most of any country, with a total of 21,581,749 infections, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University as of 6:30 pm BJT on Friday.

India has confirmed a total of 10,413,417 COVID-19 cases, raising the number of deaths to 150,570.

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Brazil have increased to 7,961,673 with 200,498 deaths, Johns Hopkins reported.

Russia has confirmed 3,321,163 cases of COVID-19, with the number of deaths at 60,067.

The UK's confirmed cases have increased to 2,898,057, with the number of deaths at 78,633, according to the JHU virus tracker.

France has recorded 2,763,563 confirmed cases and 66,700 deaths.

It is followed by Turkey with 22,264 deaths from 2,296,102 infections.

A total of 2,220,361 people in Italy have tested positive for COVID-19, with the death toll at 77,291.

The coronavirus pandemic has claimed 51,675 lives in Spain, bringing the total number of infections to 2,024,904.

Germany has reported 1,886,561 COVID-19 cases and 38,988 deaths from the virus so far.

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