WORLD The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated November 24)


The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated November 24)

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17:21, November 24, 2020

People wearing masks to prevent the spread of Covid-19 walk through a holiday season and Christmas outdoor display in Beverly Hills, California, November 23, 2020. (Photo: AFP)

The total number of deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide has increased to 1,397,176 with the global confirmed cases reaching 59,219,229 as of 5:30 pm BJT on Tuesday, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.

Sources: Johns Hopkins University, national public health agencies.

Current status (data as of 5:30 pm BJT, Nov 24):

The outbreak has now claimed the lives of at least 257,701 people in the US, the most of any country. The US also leads the world in the number of confirmed infections with 12,420,871, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University as of 5:30 pm BJT on Tuesday.

India has confirmed a total of 9,177,840 COVID-19 cases, raising the number of deaths to 134,218.

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Brazil have increased to 6,087,608 with 169,485 deaths, Johns Hopkins reported.

France has recorded 2,195,940 confirmed cases and 49,312 deaths.

Russia has confirmed 2,120,836 cases of COVID-19, with the number of deaths at 36,675.

The coronavirus pandemic has claimed 43,131 lives in Spain, bringing the total number of infections to 1,582,616.

The UK has reported 1,531,267 COVID-19 cases and 55,327 deaths from the virus so far.

It is followed by Italy with 50,453 deaths from 1,431,795 infections.

A total of 1,374,631 people in Argentina have tested positive for COVID-19, with the death toll at 37,122.

Colombia's confirmed cases have increased to 1,254,979, with the number of deaths at 35,479, according to the JHU virus tracker.

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