WORLD The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated October 8)


The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated October 8)

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10:22, October 08, 2020

Globally, as of 10 am BJT on Thursday, there have been 35,659,007 confirmed cases of coronavirus, including 1,044,269 deaths, reported the World Health Organization.


A staff worker checks a customer's body temperature before he enters at the Torres Bermejas "tablao," or live flamenco venue, in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. (Photo: AP)

Current status (data as of 10 am BJT, October 8):

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

The outbreak has now claimed 215,822 lives in the US, the most of any country, with a total of 7,703,045 infections, according to a tally by the 1Point3Acres virus tracker as of 10 am BJT on Thursday.

India has confirmed a total of 6,757,131 COVID-19 cases, raising the number of deaths to 104,555.

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Brazil have increased to 5,000,694 with 148,228 deaths, Johns Hopkins reported.

Russia has confirmed 1,242,258 cases of COVID-19, with the number of deaths at 21,755.

Colombia's confirmed cases have increased to 877,683, with the number of deaths at 27,180, according to the JHU virus tracker.

A total of 840,915 people in Argentina have tested positive for COVID-19, with the death toll at 22,226.

The coronavirus pandemic has claimed 32,562 lives in Spain, bringing the total number of infections to 835,901.

Peru has reported 832,929 COVID-19 cases and 32,914 deaths from the virus so far.

It is followed by Mexico with 82,726 deaths from 799,188 infections.

France has recorded 693,603 confirmed cases and 32,463 deaths.

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