WORLD The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated July 21)

WORLD

The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated July 21)

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19:17, July 21, 2021


People walk on a street in New York, the United States, on July 20, 2021. COVID-19 cases and deaths are surging again in the United States as the highly transmissible Delta variant is taking hold and vaccination efforts are stagnating in the country. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

The total number of deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide has increased to 4,119,454 with the global confirmed cases reaching 191,501,407 as of 7:00 pm BJT on Wednesday, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.

Source: Johns Hopkins University

Current status (data as of 7:00 pm BJT, July 21):

India's COVID-19 tally rose to 31,216,337 on Wednesday as 42,015 new cases were registered during the past 24 hours across the country, showed the federal health ministry's latest data.

The Philippines' Department of Health (DOH) reported on Wednesday 6,560 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the Southeast Asian country to 1,524,449.

Cambodia on Wednesday registered 812 new COVID-19 infections including 279 imported cases, bringing the national total caseload to 69,608, the Ministry of Health (MoH) said in a statement.

South Korea's daily COVID-19 cases hit a new record high amid the continued resurgence caused by cluster infections in the Seoul metropolitan area, the health authorities said Wednesday.

Mongolia's COVID-19 tally rose to 151,230 after 1,497 new cases were reported over the past 24 hours, its health ministry said on Wednesday.

Australia's most populous city of Sydney has experienced an uptick of community cases, over half of which are still under investigation, with health authorities scrambling to regain control.

Ethiopia on Tuesday evening registered 97 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to 277,877, the country's health ministry said.

Mongolia's COVID-19 tally rose to 151,230 after 1,497 new cases were reported over the past 24 hours, its health ministry said on Wednesday.

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