WORLD The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated July 5)

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The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated July 5)

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09:53, July 05, 2020

Globally, as of 2:31 pm CEST on Saturday, there have been 10,922,324 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 523,011 deaths, reported to WHO.

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People shower flower petals to honour state health workers who came to collect swab samples from people testing for the COVID-19 coronavirus in Kolkata on July 1, 2020. (Photo: AFP)

Current status (data as of 10:00 am BJT, July 5):

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Sources: Xinhua, Johns Hopkins University, national public health agencies.

The outbreak has now claimed the lives of at least 129,672 people in the US, the most of any country. The US also leads the world in the number of confirmed infections with 2,836,764, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University as of 8:34 am BJT on Sunday.

Brazil has confirmed a total number of infections to 1,539,081. The death toll grew to 63,174.

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Russia have increased to 673,564 with 10,011 deaths.

India has confirmed a total number of infections to 648,315. The death toll grew to 18,655.

It is followed by Peru with 299,080 infections and 10,412 deaths and Chile with 291,847 cases and 6,192 deaths.

Another 67 COVID-19 patients have died in Britain as of Friday afternoon, bringing the total coronavirus-related death toll in the country to 44,198, the British Department of Health and Social Care said Saturday. As of Saturday morning, 284,900 people have tested positive for the disease in Britain, a daily increase of 624, according to the department.

It is followed by Mexico with 252,165 cases and 30,366 deaths, Spain with 250,545 cases and 28,385 deaths and Italy with 241,419 cases and 34,854 deaths. 

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