WORLD The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated Oct. 4)


The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated Oct. 4)

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09:12, October 04, 2020

The total number of deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide has increased to 1,031,095 with the global confirmed cases reaching 34,782,404 as of 8.30 am BJT on Sunday, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.


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Current status (data as of 8.30 am BJT, October 4):

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

The outbreak has now claimed 213,507 lives in the US, the most of any country, with a total of 7,530,749 infections, according to a tally by the 1Point3Acres virus tracker as of 8.30 am BJT on Saturday.

India's total COVID-19 tally rose to 6,473,544 and the number of deaths surged to 100,842, according to the latest data issued by the federal health ministry on Saturday.

Brazil has registered 145,388 deaths from the novel coronavirus disease, raising the total number of cases to 4,880,523, the Ministry of Health reported on Saturday.

Russia took its total to 1,198,663, the country's COVID-19 response center said in a statement Saturday.

The Colombia's confirmed cases have increased to 848,147 with the number of deaths at 26,556, according to the JHU virus tracker.

Peru has reported 821,564 COVID-19 cases and 32,609 deaths from the virus so far.

A total of 790,818 people in Argentina have tested positive for COVID-19, with the death toll at 20,795.

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

It is followed by Mexico with 78,492 deaths from 753,090 infections.

South Africa has recorded 679,716 confirmed cases and 16,938 deaths.

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