WORLD The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated October 5)

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The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated October 5)

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08:41, October 05, 2020

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Deliveryman Orlando Lopez is on his way to deliver food ordered via mobile phone app Mandao in Havana, Cuba, Sept. 30, 2020. (File photo: Xinhua)

The total number of deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide has increased to 1,035,452 with the global confirmed cases reaching 35,058,282 as of 8:30 am BJT on Monday, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University (JHU). 

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Current situation (data as of 8:30 am BJT, October 5):

Global COVID-19 cases surpassed 35 million on Sunday, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.

The Chinese mainland registered twenty new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, all of which were imported, the National Health Commission said on Monday.

The total number of COVID-19 cases in the United States surpassed 7.4 million on Sunday, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.

Another 22,961 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 502,978, according to official figures released on Sunday.

Turkey's daily COVID-19 patients increased by 1,429 on Sunday, raising the tally of confirmed cases in the country to 324,433, the Turkish Health Ministry announced.

Iran announced on Sunday an overnight registration of 3,653 new COVID-19 infections, taking the tally of infections to 471,772. Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia resumed the Umrah pilgrimage in Mecca amid strict anti-coronavirus precautions after a hiatus of more than six months.

Morocco on Sunday reported 2,044 new COVID-19 cases, raising the total number in the country to 133,272.

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