WORLD The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated June 27)


The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated June 27)

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10:17, June 27, 2020

Globally, as of 3:23 pm CEST on Friday, there have been 9,472,473 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 484,236 deaths, reported to WHO.


A man wearing a PPE mask passes a mural on the side of a building in midtown New York City June 26, 2020. (Photo: AFP)

Current status (data as of 10:00 am BJT, June 27):

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

The outbreak has now claimed the lives of at least 125,045 people in the US, the most of any country. The US also leads the world in the number of confirmed infections with 2,467,510, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University as of 7:33 am BJT on Saturday.

Brazil has confirmed a total number of infections to 1,274,584. The death toll grew to 55,957.

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Russia have increased to 619,936 with 8,770 deaths.

India has confirmed a total number of infections to 490,401. The death toll grew to 15,301.

Another 186 COVID-19 patients have died in Britain as of Thursday afternoon, bringing the total coronavirus-related death toll in the country to 43,414, the British Department of Health and Social Care said Friday. As of Friday morning, 309,360 people have tested positive for the disease in Britain, a daily increase of 1,006, according to the department.

It is followed by Peru with 272,364 infections and 8,939 deaths, Chile with 263,360 cases and 5,068 deaths, Spain with 247,905 cases and 28,338 deaths, Italy with 239,961 cases and 34,708 deaths, Iran with 217,724 cases and 10,239 deaths. 

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