WORLD The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated July 26)

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The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated July 26)

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09:13, July 26, 2020

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People do shopping in Selfridges on Oxford Street in London, Britain, on July 24, 2020.  (File photo: Xinhua)

The total number of deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide has increased to 643,371 with the global confirmed cases reaching 15,983,502 as of 9 am BJT on Sunday, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University (JHU).

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Current situation (data as of 9 am BJT, July 26):

Chinese health authorities on Sunday said that 46 new COVID-19 cases were reported on the Chinese mainland on Saturday, of which 35 were domestically transmitted and 11 were imported, with no additional deaths.

US deaths top 1,000 for fourth consecutive day, the worst tally of human loss since late May.

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro announced on Saturday that he has tested negative for COVID-19 after having been isolated at the presidential residence since July 7, when he was first diagnosed with the disease.

Passengers arriving in Britain from Spain will have to self-isolate for two weeks after the government on Saturday announced it was removing the popular holiday destination from the exempt list following a surge in coronavirus cases.

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases exceeded 288,000 in Iran on Saturday. Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia's tally nudged 265,000.

Turkey's COVID-19 cases increased by 921 to a total of 225,173 on Saturday, Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said.

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