WORLD The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated July 18)


The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated July 18)

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09:27, July 18, 2021

Photo taken on July 16, 2021 shows the general view of the COVID-19 vaccination center at Alcabideche sports complex in Cascais, Portugal. Portugal is accelerating the vaccination against COVID-19 amid the raging Delta variant which has been already predominant in the country. (Photo by Pedro Fiuza/Xinhua)

The total number of deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide has increased to 4,081,241 with the global confirmed cases reaching 189,917,458 as of 9:00 am BJT on Sunday, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.

Source: Johns Hopkins University

Current status (data as of 9:00 am BJT, July 18):

Britain has reported another 54,674 coronavirus cases in the latest 24-hour period, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 5,386,340, according to official figures released Saturday.

Turkey on Saturday registered 7,666 new COVID-19 cases, raising its tally of infections to 5,522,039, according to its health ministry.

Brazil registered 868 more COVID-19 deaths in the past 24 hours, raising its national death toll to 541,266, the health ministry said Saturday.

Tunisian Health Ministry on Saturday reported 7,524 COVID-19 cases, raising the tally in the North African country to 540,798.

Israel's Ministry of Health reported 837 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, bringing the tally in the country to 850,941.

Iran reported on Saturday 15,139 new COVID-19 cases, taking the country's total infections to 3,501,079.

Cuba on Saturday reported 6,062 new cases and 52 deaths from COVID-19, the Ministry of Public Health said.

Cases of the Delta variant of COVID-19 in Peru have risen to 15 with the detection of three new cases in Lima, Minister of Health Oscar Ugarte reported on Saturday.

The number of deaths from COVID-19 rose to 4,769 in Myanmar after 233 new ones were reported in the past 24 hours, according to a release from the Ministry of Health and Sports on Saturday.

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