WORLD The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated October 6)


The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated October 6)

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09:27, October 06, 2020


People wearing face masks walk in the Gravesend neighborhood in the Brooklyn borough of New York, the United States, Oct. 4, 2020. (File photo: Xinhua)

The total number of deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide has increased to 1,039,802 with the global confirmed cases reaching 35,366,134 as of 9:30 am BJT on Tuesday, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University (JHU). 

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Current situation (data as of 9:30 am BJT, October 6):

The Chinese mainland reported 12 new imported COVID-19 cases Monday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 2,933 , the National Health Commission said Tuesday.

US COVID-19 deaths surpassed 210,000 on Monday, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.

Another 12,594 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 515,571, according to official figures released Monday.

Turkey reported 1,603 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, raising the total tally in the country to 326,046.

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases rose to 475,674 in Iran on Monday. Meanwhile, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ruled out the possibility of changing the anti-coronavirus restrictions until next Monday amid a coronavirus resurgence.

Canada's COVID-19 cases continue to increase steeply, with an average of more than 1,800 new cases being reported daily in the most recent 7 days, according to the Public Health Agency of Canada Monday.

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