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COVID19 Live Data

Country/Region
Confirmed cases
Deaths
Recovered
Active cases
USA
24,543,939
407,906
14,456,748
9,679,285
India
10,582,458
152,588
10,227,436
202,434
Brazil
8,490,133
209,906
7,411,654
868,573
Russia
3,591,066
66,037
2,978,764
546,265
UK
3,433,494
89,860
1,546,575
1,797,059
France
2,914,725
70,686
208,071
2,635,968
Turkey
2,392,963
24,161
2,270,769
98,033
Italy
2,390,101
82,554
1,760,489
547,058
Spain
2,336,451
53,769
0
2,282,682
Germany
2,057,568
47,877
1,691,700
317,991
Colombia
1,908,413
48,631
1,729,633
130,149
Argentina
1,799,243
45,407
1,583,465
170,371
Mexico
1,641,428
140,704
1,223,108
277,616
Poland
1,438,914
33,407
1,187,719
217,788
South Africa
1,337,926
37,105
1,098,441
202,380
Iran
1,336,217
56,886
1,125,499
153,832
Ukraine
1,163,716
20,869
871,196
271,651
Peru
1,064,909
38,871
982,111
43,927
Netherlands
917,308
13,056
0
904,252
Indonesia
917,015
26,282
745,935
144,798
Czechia
891,852
14,449
732,446
144,957
Canada
712,949
18,074
620,558
74,317
Romania
695,153
17,271
625,449
52,433
Belgium
678,839
20,435
46,959
611,445
Chile
673,750
17,547
630,818
25,385
Iraq
609,029
12,953
571,198
24,878
Israel
557,563
4,040
471,991
81,532
Portugal
556,503
9,028
411,589
135,886
Bangladesh
528,329
7,922
473,173
47,234
Sweden
523,486
10,323
0
513,163
Pakistan
521,211
10,997
475,228
34,986
Philippines
502,736
9,909
465,988
26,839
Switzerland
499,931
8,728
317,600
173,603
Morocco
460,144
7,977
435,686
16,481
Austria
394,939
7,122
370,865
16,952
Serbia
374,111
3,771
31,536
338,804
Saudi Arabia
365,099
6,329
356,848
1,922
Hungary
352,703
11,409
230,441
110,853
Japan
328,294
4,501
252,787
71,006
Jordan
315,544
4,153
300,340
11,051
Panama
298,019
4,787
238,999
54,233
Nepal
267,644
1,965
261,818
3,861
UAE
256,732
751
228,364
27,617
Lebanon
252,812
1,906
153,038
97,868
Georgia
247,915
2,958
234,636
10,321
Ecuador
231,482
14,319
199,332
17,831
Azerbaijan
227,391
3,022
215,771
8,598
Belarus
227,360
1,591
210,779
14,990
Croatia
225,128
4,655
217,197
3,276
Slovakia
224,385
3,526
171,092
49,767
Bulgaria
211,813
8,483
156,722
46,608
Dominican Republic
194,966
2,448
144,208
48,310
Denmark
189,895
1,805
170,012
18,078
Bolivia
187,183
9,636
143,437
34,110
Costa Rica
184,187
2,416
141,374
40,397
Tunisia
180,090
5,692
128,992
45,406
Ireland
174,843
2,616
23,364
148,863
Kazakhstan
169,099
2,349
153,503
13,247
Lithuania
167,992
2,469
104,297
61,226
Armenia
164,676
2,998
153,064
8,614
Malaysia
161,740
605
122,344
38,791
Kuwait
158,244
948
151,496
5,800
Egypt
156,397
8,583
122,993
24,821
Moldova
153,112
3,267
143,330
6,515
Palestine
152,555
1,726
140,075
10,754
Slovenia
149,424
3,206
122,745
23,473
Greece
148,925
5,488
9,989
133,448
Guatemala
148,888
5,254
134,344
9,290
Qatar
147,504
248
144,015
3,241
Myanmar
134,795
2,973
118,200
13,622
Honduras
134,111
3,354
60,132
70,625
Oman
132,011
1,514
124,213
6,284
Ethiopia
131,546
2,033
116,335
13,178
Paraguay
122,160
2,505
97,588
22,067
Venezuela
119,803
1,106
113,002
5,695
Bosnia
118,083
4,486
86,505
27,092
Nigeria
110,387
1,435
89,317
19,635
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
109,869
1,698
87,197
20,974
Algeria
103,833
2,836
70,554
30,443
Kenya
99,227
1,734
82,427
15,066
Bahrain
97,607
360
94,297
2,950
Macedonia
88,992
2,715
73,777
12,500
China
88,336
4,635
82,400
1,301
Kyrgyzstan
83,178
1,387
79,104
2,687
Uzbekistan
78,036
619
76,538
879
S. Korea
72,729
1,264
58,723
12,742
Albania
67,982
1,281
40,870
25,831
Singapore
59,127
29
58,868
230
Norway
58,883
521
46,611
11,751
Ghana
58,065
352
55,789
1,924
Latvia
55,908
983
42,426
12,499
Montenegro
55,803
746
45,898
9,159
Afghanistan
54,141
2,346
46,359
5,436
Sri Lanka
53,408
270
45,820
7,318
El Salvador
51,437
1,498
45,223
4,716
Luxembourg
48,890
557
45,997
2,336
Finland
40,505
618
31,000
8,887
Zambia
38,207
559
27,327
10,321
Uganda
38,085
304
13,083
24,698
Estonia
37,344
333
26,669
10,342
Uruguay
32,378
311
23,910
8,157
Namibia
30,753
293
27,493
2,967
Cyprus
28,968
170
2,057
26,741
Australia
28,721
909
25,920
1,892
Cameroon
28,010
455
26,861
694
Mozambique
27,446
249
18,880
8,317
Zimbabwe
27,203
713
16,512
9,978
Sudan
26,279
1,603
15,688
8,988
Côte d'Ivoire
25,241
141
23,331
1,769
Senegal
23,224
526
19,414
3,284
DRC
21,060
634
14,810
5,616
Angola
18,875
436
16,347
2,092
Cuba
18,443
173
13,797
4,473
Madagascar
18,301
273
17,609
419
French Polynesia
17,635
126
4,842
12,667
Botswana
17,365
71
13,519
3,775
Mauritania
16,039
402
14,504
1,133
Malta
15,742
241
12,717
2,784
French Guiana
15,055
76
9,995
4,984
Maldives
14,582
49
13,566
967
Jamaica
14,274
326
11,727
2,221
Guinea
14,165
81
13,351
733
Tajikistan
13,308
90
13,218
0
Syrian Arab Republic
13,036
832
6,548
5,656
Cabo Verde
12,993
119
12,219
655
Swaziland
12,944
376
8,222
4,346
Malawi
12,470
314
6,036
6,120
Thailand
12,423
70
9,206
3,147
Belize
11,580
281
10,694
605
Rwanda
11,032
142
7,363
3,527
Haiti
10,781
240
8,920
1,621
Gabon
9,899
66
9,658
175
Hong Kong
9,665
163
8,786
716
Réunion
9,446
45
9,053
348
Burkina Faso
9,188
102
7,391
1,695
Andorra
9,083
91
8,154
838
Guadeloupe
8,886
154
2,242
6,490
Bahamas
8,032
175
6,525
1,332
Mali
7,839
310
5,562
1,967
Congo
7,709
114
5,846
1,749
Suriname
7,527
141
6,758
628
Trinidad and Tobago
7,393
132
6,930
331
Guyana
6,908
170
6,165
573
Mayotte
6,611
58
2,964
3,589
Aruba
6,435
52
5,923
460
Lesotho
6,371
93
1,635
4,643
Martinique
6,263
44
98
6,121
Nicaragua
6,152
167
4,225
1,760
Iceland
5,970
29
5,798
143
Djibouti
5,905
61
5,822
22
Equatorial Guinea
5,365
86
5,191
88
Central African Republic
4,973
63
4,885
25
Somalia
4,744
130
3,666
948
Curaçao
4,523
19
4,358
146
Togo
4,302
73
3,775
454
Niger
4,156
140
3,044
972
Gambia
3,910
127
3,692
91
Gibraltar
3,712
45
2,840
827
South Sudan
3,693
63
3,181
449
Benin
3,413
46
3,245
122
Channel Islands
3,363
78
3,049
236
Sierra Leone
3,006
77
2,082
847
Chad
2,895
111
2,130
654
San Marino
2,787
65
2,464
258
Guinea-Bissau
2,509
45
2,405
59
Liechtenstein
2,395
50
2,281
64
New Zealand
2,262
25
2,152
85
Yemen
2,113
612
1,421
80
Liberia
1,887
84
1,701
102
Eritrea
1,877
6
1,073
798
Comoros
1,769
49
1,113
607
Sint Maarten
1,656
27
1,501
128
Vietnam
1,539
35
1,402
102
Mongolia
1,526
2
967
557
Burundi
1,236
2
773
461
Monaco
1,205
7
995
203
Sao Tome and Principe
1,142
17
993
132
Turks and Caicos Islands
1,102
6
890
206
Barbados
1,095
7
493
595
Saint Martin
1,076
12
855
209
Taiwan
862
7
756
99
Bhutan
843
1
583
259
Papua New Guinea
834
9
755
70
Diamond Princess
712
13
699
0
Seychelles
705
2
539
164
Bermuda
670
12
583
75
Faroe Islands
649
1
642
6
Saint Lucia
611
8
329
274
Mauritius
547
10
516
21
Tanzania
509
21
183
305
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
494
1
118
375
Cambodia
439
0
386
53
Isle of Man
432
25
354
53
Cayman Islands
374
2
328
44
Caribbean Netherlands
360
3
244
113
St. Barth
251
1
172
78
Antigua and Barbuda
189
6
156
27
Brunei
174
3
169
2
Grenada
139
1
129
9
British Virgin Islands
114
1
95
18
Dominica
110
0
102
8
Fiji
55
2
53
0
Timor-Leste
52
0
49
3
Macao
46
0
46
0
New Caledonia
44
0
43
1
Lao People's Democratic Republic
41
0
41
0
Saint Kitts and Nevis
35
0
33
2
Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
32
0
27
5
Greenland
30
0
29
1
Holy See (Vatican City State)
27
0
15
12
Solomon Islands
17
0
10
7
Saint Pierre Miquelon
16
0
16
0
Anguilla
15
0
15
0
Montserrat
13
1
12
0
Western Sahara
10
1
8
1
MS Zaandam
9
2
7
0
Wallis and Futuna
4
0
1
3
Marshall Islands
4
0
4
0
Samoa
2
0
2
0
Micronesia
1
0
0
1
Vanuatu
1
0
1
0
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Is there a link between thunderstorms and an increase in ER visits?

JAMA Internal Medicine, may offer valuable insights, given the likely increased severity of thunderstorms due to climate change.Research has shown that our hearts and lungs are likely to bear the brunt of the damage that climate change will do to our health.According to Dr. Mary B. Rice — an assistant professor of medicine at Harvard…

The Recovery Room: News beyond the pandemic — September 25

Tim Newman, MNT‘s Senior News Editor, wrote this article to mark World Alzheimer’s Day on September 21. The feature answers several crucial questions: Are Alzheimer’s disease and dementia the same thing? Is dementia an inevitable part of the aging process? Does dementia only affect older adults? And do vitamins and supplements have any role to…

Video gaming as a child related to improvements in memory

studies have shown that playing video games could improve learning and may even protect against dementia in older adults.The authors of a recent review of the evidence on video games concluded that gaming could have benefits for both cognitive and emotional skills.In a new study, which features in the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, researchers…

Food insecurity in the US increasingly linked to obesity

refers to a lack of access to enough food for an active, healthy life. In the West, this issue is most often due to limited financial resources. People with low food security report concerns that food will run out before they can afford to buy more and being unable to afford balanced meals.Internationally, food insecurity…

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City of Cape Town urges people to leave Kataza the baboon alone

Kataza the baboon. Facebook / Baboon Matters The City of Cape Town has asked the public not to feed a baboon that has relocated to Tokai. The baboon, known as Kataza or SK11, is slowly being integrated into the Tokai troop. Video footage, however, shows humans feeding Kataza. The City of Cape Town has requested that Kataza…

Rassie: There are various benefits for SA rugby to go north

As SA Rugby moves to determine which franchises will go to Europe in future, Rassie Erasmus has noted several potential benefits for the local game should that route be followed.The national director of rugby believes the high world rankings of Wales, Ireland and Scotland mean PRO Rugby is competitive and that fans will eventually identify…

A Once-in-a-Century Climate ‘Anomaly’ Might Have Made World War I Even Deadlier

(John Finney Photography/Moment/Getty Images) An abnormally bad season of weather may have had a significant impact on the death toll from both World War I and the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic, according to new research, with many more lives being lost due to torrential rain and plummeting temperatures. Through a detailed analysis of an ice…

PICS | Truck driver killed in Pinetown after truck ploughs into several cars

A vehicle that was hit in the accident. A truck driver was killed in a horrific sequence of events following an initial crash in Pinetown. While trying to move the truck after the accident, it appeared to lose control. He died after falling out of the truck which ploughed into several cars and a wall.A truck driver…

42 people in court for R56m police vehicle branding scam

Forty-two people have been implicated in a police car branding scam. Forty-two people have been arrested for their alleged involvement in a police vehicle branding scam. They face a range of charges including corruption, fraud, money laundering, theft and perjury.Of these, 22 are serving police members.Forty-two people are set to appear in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court on…

Makers of guitar-shaped braai grids ‘overnight rock stars’ following viral video

A local rock musician launched a crowdfunding campaign to help a small-town businessman who makes unique guitar-shaped braai grids. The response has been phenomenal, with people turning up at the blacksmith's house to meet him and take selfies. There have also been businesspeople who are interested in investing in his business and help it to grow. A small-town…

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City of Cape Town urges people to leave Kataza the baboon alone

Kataza the baboon. Facebook / Baboon Matters The City of Cape Town has asked the public not to feed a baboon that has relocated to Tokai. The baboon, known as Kataza or SK11, is slowly being integrated into the Tokai troop. Video footage, however, shows humans feeding Kataza. The City of Cape Town has requested that Kataza…

Rassie: There are various benefits for SA rugby to go north

As SA Rugby moves to determine which franchises will go to Europe in future, Rassie Erasmus has noted several potential benefits for the local game should that route be followed.The national director of rugby believes the high world rankings of Wales, Ireland and Scotland mean PRO Rugby is competitive and that fans will eventually identify…

A Once-in-a-Century Climate ‘Anomaly’ Might Have Made World War I Even Deadlier

(John Finney Photography/Moment/Getty Images) An abnormally bad season of weather may have had a significant impact on the death toll from both World War I and the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic, according to new research, with many more lives being lost due to torrential rain and plummeting temperatures. Through a detailed analysis of an ice…

PICS | Truck driver killed in Pinetown after truck ploughs into several cars

A vehicle that was hit in the accident. A truck driver was killed in a horrific sequence of events following an initial crash in Pinetown. While trying to move the truck after the accident, it appeared to lose control. He died after falling out of the truck which ploughed into several cars and a wall.A truck driver…

42 people in court for R56m police vehicle branding scam

Forty-two people have been implicated in a police car branding scam. Forty-two people have been arrested for their alleged involvement in a police vehicle branding scam. They face a range of charges including corruption, fraud, money laundering, theft and perjury.Of these, 22 are serving police members.Forty-two people are set to appear in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court on…

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Makers of guitar-shaped braai grids ‘overnight rock stars’ following viral video

A local rock musician launched a crowdfunding campaign to help a small-town businessman who makes unique guitar-shaped braai grids. The response has been phenomenal, with people turning up at the blacksmith's house to meet him and take selfies. There have also been businesspeople who are interested in investing in his business and help it to grow. A small-town…

Three scientists give their best advice on how to protect yourself from COVID-19

Scientists flag airborne coronavirus spread Scientists flag airborne coronavirus spread 03:39 Over the past several months, there has been controversy over the way SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, travels from an infected person to others. While official guidance has often been unclear, some aerosol scientists and public health experts have maintained that the spread…

COVID-19 Statistics | Sept. 28, 2020

Daily COVID Report / Today COVID REPORT: Octogenarian Becomes Humboldt's Eighth COVID Fatality; Seven New Cases Diagnosed Since Friday Press release from the Humboldt County Joint Information Center: A Humboldt County resident in their 80s has died at an out-of-county hospital after being diagnosed with COVID-19. This marks the eighth death of a county resident…