WORLD The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated Oct. 3)


The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated Oct. 3)

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10:34, October 03, 2020


Women perform the "Morenada" dance at an exhibit of folk costumes during the partial lifting of restrictions amid the COVID -19 pandemic in La Paz, Bolivia, Friday, Oct. 2, 2020. (Photo: AP)

Globally, as of 10:00 am BJT on Saturday, there have been 34,161,721 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 1,016,986 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 208,691 lives in the US, the most of any country, with a total of 7,331,241 infections, according to a tally run by the Johns Hopkins University as of 10 am BJT on Saturday.

India has confirmed a total of 6,394,068 COVID-19 cases, raising the number of deaths to 99,773.

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Brazil have increased to 4,847,092 with 144,680 deaths, Johns Hopkins reported.

Russia has confirmed 1,188,928 cases of COVID-19, with the number of deaths at 20,981.

Colombia's confirmed cases have increased to 841,531, with the number of deaths at 26,397, according to the JHU virus tracker.

Peru has reported 818,297 COVID-19 cases and 32,535 deaths from the virus so far.

The coronavirus pandemic has claimed 32,086 lives in Spain, bringing the total number of infections to 789,932.

It is followed by Argentina with 20,599 deaths from 779,689 infections.

A total of 753,090 people in Mexico have tested positive for COVID-19, with the death toll at 78,492.

South Africa has recorded 677,833 confirmed cases and 16,909 deaths.

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