WORLD The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated May 1)


The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated May 1)

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10:22, May 01, 2021

View of images of health professionals projected on walls of the Clinics Hospital in Porto Alegre, Brazil, on April 30, 2021, on the even of the International Workers' Day to show gratitude for health workers' commitment to life amid the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo: AFP)

The total number of deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide has increased to 3,175,443 with the global confirmed cases reaching 150,960,330 as of 10:00 am BJT on Saturday, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.

Current status (data as of 10:00 am BJT, May 1):

Sources: Johns Hopkins University

The outbreak has now claimed 575,902 lives in the US, the most of any country, with a total of 32,343,193 infections, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University as of 10:00 am BJT on Saturday.

India has confirmed a total of 18,762,976 COVID-19 cases, raising the number of deaths to 208,330.

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Brazil have increased to 14,659,011 with 403,781 deaths, Johns Hopkins reported.

France has recorded 5,677,835 confirmed cases and 104,675 deaths.

Turkey has confirmed 4,820,591 cases of COVID-19, with the number of deaths at 40,131.

The coronavirus pandemic has claimed 108,290 lives in Russia, bringing the total number of infections to 4,750,755.

The UK's confirmed cases have increased to 4,432,246, with the number of deaths at 127,775, according to the JHU virus tracker.

A total of 4,022,653 people in Italy have tested positive for COVID-19, with the death toll at 120,807.

It is followed by Spain with 78,216 deaths from 3,524,077 infections.

Germany has reported 3,393,721 COVID-19 cases and 82,948 deaths from the virus so far.

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