WORLD The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated March 15)

WORLD

The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated March 15)

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09:04, March 15, 2021

Medical workers conduct Covid-19 free rapid tests in front of a church in Athens on March 14, 2021. Photo: AFP

The total number of deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide has increased to 2,653,180 with the global confirmed cases reaching 119,830,783 as of 8:30 am BJT on Monday, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.

Source: Johns Hopkins University

Current status (data as of 8:30 am BJT, March 15):

Lebanon registered on Sunday 3,086 new COVID-19 cases, raising the total number of coronavirus infections in the country to 418,448.

Local COVID-19 infections increased by 1,905 over the past 24 hours to reach 1,000,394, Russia's COVID-19 response center said on Sunday.

After being among the world's hardest-hit nations with COVID-19, Chile is now near the top among countries at vaccinating its population against the virus.

Jordan on Sunday reported 8,053 new COVID-19 cases, increasing the total cases to 477,053 in the country.

The Iraqi Ministry of Health reported on Sunday 3,866 new COVID-19 cases, bringing Iraq's total nationwide infections to 758,184.


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