WORLD The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated Oct. 1)


The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated Oct. 1)

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11:19, October 01, 2020

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A worker hangs soaps and a placard of hand washing information for student at a primary school, in Peshawar, Pakistan, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020. (Photo: AP)

Globally, as of 10 am BJT on Thursday, there have been 33,502,430 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 1,004,421 deaths, reported to the World Health Organization (WHO).


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

The outbreak has now claimed 206,888 lives in the US, the most of any country, with a total of 7,229,693 infections, according to a tally run by the Johns Hopkins University as of 10 am BJT on Thursday.

India has confirmed a total of 6,225,763 COVID-19 cases, raising the number of deaths to 97,497.

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Brazil have increased to 4,810,935 with 143,952 deaths, Johns Hopkins reported.

Russia has confirmed 1,170,799 cases of COVID-19, with the number of deaths at 20,630.

Colombia's confirmed cases have increased to 829,679, with the number of deaths at 25,998, according to the JHU virus tracker.

Peru has reported 811,768 COVID-19 cases and 32,396 deaths from the virus so far.

The coronavirus pandemic has claimed 31,791 lives in Spain, bringing the total number of infections to 769,188.

It is followed by Mexico with 77,646 deaths from 743,216 infections.

A total of 751,001 people in Argentina have tested positive for COVID-19, with the death toll at 16,937.

South Africa has recorded 674,339 confirmed cases and 16,734 deaths.

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