WORLD The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated May 22)


The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated May 22)

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10:34, May 22, 2021

The total number of deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide has increased to 3,438,086 with the global confirmed cases reaching 165,862,407 as of 10:00 am BJT on Saturday, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.

A woman walks past a public information sign in Bolton, Britain, on May 21, 2021. Another 2,829 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 4,457,923, according to official figures released Friday. (Photo: Xinhua)

Current status (data as of 10:00 am BJT, May 22):

Source: Johns Hopkins University

The outbreak has now claimed 589,223 lives in the US, the most of any country, with a total of 33,084,897 infections.

India has confirmed a total of 26,031,991 COVID-19 cases, raising the number of deaths to 291,331.

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Brazil have increased to 15,970,949 with 446,309 deaths, Johns Hopkins reported.

France has recorded 5,979,369 confirmed cases and 108,343 deaths.

Turkey has confirmed 5,169,951 cases of COVID-19, with the number of deaths at 45,840.

The coronavirus pandemic has claimed 115,764 lives in Russia, bringing the total number of infections to 4,926,717.

The UK's confirmed cases have increased to 4,473,772, with the number of deaths at 127,972, according to the JHU virus tracker.

A total of 4,183,476 people in Italy have tested positive for COVID-19, with the death toll at 125,028.

Germany has reported 3,646,600 COVID-19 cases and 87,202 deaths from the virus so far.

It is followed by Spain with 79,620 deaths from 3,636,453 infections.

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