WORLD The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated July 20)


The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated July 20)

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11:13, July 20, 2021

The total number of deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide has increased to 4,095,437 with the global confirmed cases reaching 190,853,085 as of 10:00 am BJT on Tuesday, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.

Health workers look on and pose near signage that reads "Covid-19 isn't over, in fact it is rising" outside the emergency ward of a hospital tending to Covid-19 coronavirus patients in Surabaya on July 11, 2021, as Indonesia faces its most serious outbreak driven by the highly infectious Delta variant. (Photo: AFP)

Current status (data as of 10:00 am BJT, July 20):

The outbreak has now claimed 609,233 lives in the US, the most of any country, with a total of 34,129,516 infections.

India has confirmed a total of 31,144,229 COVID-19 cases, raising the number of deaths to 414,108.

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Brazil have increased to 19,391,845 with 542,756 deaths, Johns Hopkins reported.

France has recorded 5,931,923 confirmed cases and 111,678 deaths.

The coronavirus pandemic has claimed 146,686 lives in Russia, bringing the total number of infections to 5,908,691.

Turkey has confirmed 5,537,386 cases of COVID-19, with the number of deaths at 50,604.

The UK's confirmed cases have increased to 5,494,850, with the number of deaths at 129,007, according to the JHU virus tracker.

It is followed by Argentina with 101,955 deaths from 4,769,142 infections.

Colombia has reported 4,655,921 COVID-19 cases and 116,753 deaths from the virus so far.

A total of 4,289,528 people in Italy have tested positive for COVID-19, with the death toll at 127,874.

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