WORLD The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated November 21)


The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated November 21)

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09:36, November 21, 2020

The total number of deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide has increased to 1,369,817 with the global confirmed cases reaching 57,432,253 as of 8.30 am BJT on Saturday, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.

Health workers and patients remain in the Intensive Care Unit for COVID-19 of the Gilberto Novaes Hospital in Manaus, Brazil, on May 20, 2020. (File photo: AFP)

Current status (data as of 9 am BJT, November 21):

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

The outbreak has now claimed 259,012 lives in the US, the most of any country, with a total of 12,082,540 infections, according to a tally by the 1Point3Acres virus tracker as of 9 am BJT on Saturday.

India's total COVID-19 tally rose to 9,004,365 and the number of deaths surged to 132,162, according to the latest data issued by the federal health ministry on Friday. 

Brazil has registered 168,061 deaths from the novel coronavirus disease, raising the total number of cases to 5,981,767, the Ministry of Health reported on Friday.

France has reported 2,160,140 COVID-19 cases and 48,340 deaths from the virus so far.

Russia took its total to 2,023,025, the country's COVID-19 response center said in a statement Friday.

The coronavirus pandemic has claimed 42,619 lives in Spain, bringing the total number of infections to 1,556,730.

It is followed by United Kingdom with 54,381 deaths from 1,477,214 infections.

A total of 1,359,042 people in Argentina have tested positive for COVID-19, with the death toll at 36,790.

Italy has recorded 1,345,767 confirmed cases and 48,569 deaths.

The Colombia's confirmed cases have increased to 1,233,444 with the number of deaths at 34,929, according to the JHU virus tracker.

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