WORLD The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated September 20)


The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated September 20)

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17:12, September 20, 2020

Globally, as of 3:28 pm CEST on Saturday, there have been 30,369,778 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 948,795 deaths, reported to WHO.


Visitors pose for photographs at the iconic sculpture designed by Antony Gormley 'Angel of the North' in Gateshead, northeast England, on September 17, 2020. (Photo: AFP)

Current status (data as of 5:00 pm BJT, Sep 20):

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Sources: Johns Hopkins University, national public health agencies.

The outbreak has now claimed the lives of at least 199,265 people in the US, the most of any country. The US also leads the world in the number of confirmed infections with 6,765,435, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University as of 3:22 pm BJT on Sunday.

India has confirmed a total number of infections to 5,400,619. The death toll grew to 86,752.

Brazil has confirmed a total number of infections to 4,528,240. The death toll grew to 136,532.

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Russia have increased to 1,092,915 with 19,270 deaths.

It is followed by Colombia with 758,398 infections and 24,039 deaths, Peru with 756,412 infections and 31,283 deaths, Mexico with 694,121 cases and 73,258 deaths, South Africa with 659,656 cases and 15,940 deaths and Spain with 640,040 cases and 30,495 deaths.

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Argentina have increased to 622,934 with 12,799 deaths.

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