WORLD The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated November 16)

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The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated November 16)

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18:09, November 16, 2020


Students exit a school as the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in Brooklyn, New Yor, Nov 13, 2020. (Photo: Agencies)

The total number of deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide has increased to 1,317,707 with the global confirmed cases reaching 54,418,895 as of 5:30 pm BJT on Monday, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.

Data source: Johns Hopkins University

Current status (data as of 5:30 pm BJT, November 16):

India's COVID-19 tally reached 8,845,127 on Monday as 30,548 new cases were registered across the country in the past 24 hours, according to the federal health ministry.

With 140 deaths reported in the last 24 hours, Brazil's death toll from COVID-19 hit 165,798, the Ministry of Health reported on Sunday. The ministry also said that another 14,134 cases recorded in the last 24 hours.

Mexico reported 3,269 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing its total confirmed cases to 1,006,522 with 98,542 deaths, the country's health ministry said.

Germany's COVID-19 infections rose by 10,824 within one day to 801,327, the federal government agency for disease control and prevention Robert Koch Institute (RKI) said on Monday. The death toll from the disease went up by 62 to 12,547, the RKI added. Germany is currently in a month-long lockdown to slow the spread of the virus.

South Korea reported 223 more cases of the COVID-19 as of 0:00 a.m. Monday local time compared to 24 hours ago, raising the total number of infections to 28,769.

The Department of Health (DOH) of the Philippines on Monday reported 1,738 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection, bringing the total number in the country to 409,574.

Hong Kong reported eight additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Monday, all of which were imported, ending a five-day streak of new local infections in Hong Kong. Hong Kong's Center for Health Protection said the new infections brought the total number of confirmed cases to 5,446.

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