The total number of deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide has increased to 991,644 with the global confirmed cases reaching 32,709,306 as of 8.30 am BJT on Sunday, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.
Andrea Lara (R) looks at her father Juan Carlos Lara, 59, a patient with COVID-19, as he is transferred inside a security capsule on an air ambulance from Iquitos to the Intensive Care Unit of the Rebagliati Hospital, in Lima, on September 01, 2020. (Photo: AFP)
Current status (data as of 8.30 am BJT, September 27):
Sources: Xinhua, Johns Hopkins University, national public health agencies.
The outbreak has now claimed 208,475 lives in the US, the most of any country, with a total of 7,219,662 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 5,903,932 and the number of deaths surged to 93,379, according to the latest data issued by the federal health ministry on Friday.
Brazil has registered 140,537 deaths from the novel coronavirus disease, raising the total number of cases to 4,689,613, the Ministry of Health reported on Friday.
Russia took its total to 1,138,509, the country's COVID-19 response center said in a statement Friday.
The Colombia's confirmed cases have increased to 806,038 with the number of deaths at 25,296, according to the JHU virus tracker.
Peru has reported 794,584 COVID-19 cases and 32,037 deaths from the virus so far.
It is followed by Mexico with 75,844 deaths from 720,858 infections.
The coronavirus pandemic has claimed 31,232 lives in Spain, bringing the total number of infections to 716,481.
A total of 702,484 people in Argentina have tested positive for COVID-19, with the death toll at 15,543.
South Africa has recorded 669,498 confirmed cases and 16,376 deaths.