WORLD The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated June 2)


The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated June 2)

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17:35, June 02, 2020

Globally, as of 1:55pm CEST on Monday, there have been 6,057,853 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 371,166 deaths, reported to WHO.


Visitors look at sharks at Sea Life Bangkok Ocean World, in Bangkok on June 2, 2020 while the aquarium center implements social distancing and limited guests on its reopening, as safeguards against the COVID-19 coronavirus. (Photo: AFP)

Current status (data as of 5:00 pm BJT, June 2):

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

The outbreak has now claimed the lives of at least 105,147 people in the US, the most of any country. The US also leads the world in the number of confirmed infections with 1,811,277, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University as of 3:33 pm BJT on Tuesday.

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Brazil have increased to 526,447 with 29,937 deaths.

Russia has confirmed a total number of infections to 414,328. The death toll grew to 4,849.

Another 111 COVID-19 patients have died in the UK as of Sunday afternoon, bringing the total coronavirus-related death toll in the country to 39,045, Health Secretary Matt Hancock said Monday. 277,736 people have tested positive, according to Johns Hopkins University.

It is followed by Spain with 239,638 infections and 27,127 deaths, Italy with 233,197 cases and 33,475 deaths. 

India's federal health ministry on Tuesday morning reported 204 new deaths and 8,171 positive cases during the past 24 hours across the country, taking the number of deaths to 5,598 and total cases to 198,706.

France has confirmed a total number of infections to 189,348. The death toll grew to 28,836.

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Germany have increased to 183,771 with 8,557 deaths.

Peru on Monday reported 5,563 new COVID-19 cases and 128 more deaths, bringing the total caseload of infections to 170,039 and the death toll to 4,634.

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