The total number of deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide has increased to 1,206,886 with the global confirmed cases reaching 46,909,107 as of 5:30 pm BJT on Tuesday, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.
Current status (data as of 5:30 pm BJT, November 3):
India's COVID-19 tally reached 8,267,623 on Tuesday as 38,310 new cases were detected across the country in the past 24 hours, said latest data released by the federal health ministry. With 490 deaths since Monday morning, the total death toll in the country due to the pandemic reached 123,097, added the ministry's data.
Brazil on Monday reported 179 more deaths from the novel coronavirus, raising the death toll to 160,253. In the past day, tests detected 8,501 new cases, bringing the national count to 5,554,206.
Mexico reported 3,763 new cases of COVID-19 with 205 additional fatalities over the past 24 hours, the health ministry reported on Monday. The country has so far reported a total of 933,155 cases with 92,100 deaths, said the ministry.
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Monday announced stricter measures to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus, as 22,253 new infections were reported, bringing the tally to 731,588 in the country.
The Philippines' Department of Health (DOH) reported 1,772 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection on Tuesday, bringing the total number in the country to 387,161.
South Korea reported 75 more cases of the COVID-19 as of midnight Monday compared to 24 hours ago, raising the total number of infections to 26,807.