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COVID19 Live Data

Country/Region
Confirmed cases
Deaths
Recovered
Active cases
USA
29,202,824
524,669
19,632,523
9,045,632
India
11,096,731
157,087
10,775,169
164,475
Brazil
10,517,232
254,263
9,386,440
876,529
Russia
4,246,079
86,122
3,811,797
348,160
UK
4,170,519
122,705
2,846,208
1,201,606
France
3,736,016
86,332
254,868
3,394,816
Spain
3,188,553
69,142
2,647,446
471,965
Italy
2,907,825
97,507
2,398,352
411,966
Turkey
2,693,164
28,503
2,565,723
98,938
Germany
2,444,177
70,589
2,248,400
125,188
Colombia
2,248,135
59,660
2,145,450
43,025
Argentina
2,104,197
51,946
1,899,087
153,164
Mexico
2,084,128
185,257
1,630,002
268,869
Poland
1,706,986
43,769
1,422,829
240,388
Iran
1,623,159
59,980
1,386,534
176,645
South Africa
1,512,225
49,941
1,429,047
33,237
Ukraine
1,347,849
25,982
1,170,023
151,844
Indonesia
1,329,074
35,981
1,136,054
157,039
Peru
1,323,863
46,299
1,225,994
51,570
Czechia
1,235,480
20,339
1,067,557
147,584
Netherlands
1,084,021
15,543
0
1,068,478
Canada
864,196
21,960
811,372
30,864
Chile
821,418
20,476
776,955
23,987
Portugal
803,844
16,276
717,313
70,255
Romania
799,164
20,287
738,569
40,308
Israel
773,335
5,732
727,802
39,801
Belgium
769,414
22,052
52,359
695,003
Iraq
692,241
13,383
632,998
45,860
Sweden
657,309
12,826
0
644,483
Pakistan
579,973
12,860
545,277
21,836
Philippines
576,352
12,318
534,271
29,763
Switzerland
554,932
9,966
507,856
37,110
Bangladesh
545,831
8,400
496,107
41,324
Morocco
483,410
8,615
468,807
5,988
Austria
457,317
8,538
428,904
19,875
Serbia
456,450
4,429
400,347
51,674
Japan
430,539
7,807
408,020
14,712
Hungary
428,599
14,974
321,128
92,497
UAE
388,594
1,213
379,708
7,673
Jordan
386,496
4,675
346,287
35,534
Saudi Arabia
377,061
6,488
368,011
2,562
Lebanon
372,792
4,652
288,505
79,635
Panama
340,445
5,831
325,491
9,123
Slovakia
306,268
7,075
255,300
43,893
Malaysia
298,315
1,121
270,166
27,028
Belarus
285,959
1,966
276,234
7,759
Ecuador
284,347
15,779
238,817
29,751
Nepal
274,065
2,773
270,325
967
Georgia
270,758
3,510
265,114
2,134
Bolivia
248,547
11,628
192,553
44,366
Bulgaria
246,706
10,167
205,137
31,402
Croatia
242,617
5,511
233,890
3,216
Dominican Republic
239,009
3,093
190,295
45,621
Azerbaijan
234,267
3,218
228,651
2,398
Tunisia
232,615
7,974
197,619
27,022
Ireland
218,980
4,313
23,364
191,303
Kazakhstan
212,809
2,540
196,543
13,726
Denmark
210,732
2,358
201,848
6,526
Costa Rica
204,341
2,800
177,099
24,442
Lithuania
197,343
3,234
183,324
10,785
Kuwait
189,890
1,078
178,197
10,615
Greece
189,831
6,468
165,718
17,645
Slovenia
189,627
3,836
175,210
10,581
Moldova
184,856
3,924
165,489
15,443
Palestine
181,909
2,025
166,119
13,765
Egypt
181,829
10,639
140,460
30,730
Guatemala
174,335
6,374
161,129
6,832
Armenia
172,058
3,192
163,394
5,472
Honduras
169,754
4,141
66,447
99,166
Qatar
163,197
257
153,219
9,721
Paraguay
158,537
3,167
132,445
22,925
Ethiopia
158,053
2,354
134,736
20,963
Nigeria
155,417
1,905
133,256
20,256
Myanmar
141,890
3,199
131,454
7,237
Oman
141,496
1,570
132,459
7,467
Venezuela
138,739
1,341
130,834
6,564
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
132,458
2,174
119,492
10,792
Bosnia
130,979
5,071
115,847
10,061
Bahrain
121,778
444
114,472
6,862
Algeria
112,960
2,979
77,976
32,005
Albania
106,215
1,775
68,969
35,471
Kenya
105,648
1,854
86,609
17,185
Macedonia
102,482
3,126
91,066
8,290
China
89,893
4,636
85,039
218
S. Korea
89,676
1,603
80,697
7,376
Kyrgyzstan
86,229
1,464
83,179
1,586
Latvia
85,810
1,614
74,839
9,357
Ghana
83,212
599
77,133
5,480
Sri Lanka
82,890
464
78,373
4,053
Uzbekistan
79,886
622
78,442
822
Zambia
78,202
1,081
73,609
3,512
Montenegro
75,332
999
65,780
8,553
Norway
70,826
622
63,783
6,421
Estonia
65,600
589
49,908
15,103
Singapore
59,936
29
59,816
91
El Salvador
59,866
1,854
55,312
2,700
Mozambique
58,772
630
40,761
17,381
Uruguay
57,362
603
49,466
7,293
Finland
57,052
742
46,000
10,310
Afghanistan
55,733
2,444
49,333
3,956
Luxembourg
55,313
637
51,487
3,189
Cuba
49,161
318
44,566
4,277
Uganda
40,335
334
14,616
25,385
Namibia
38,642
420
36,220
2,002
Zimbabwe
36,058
1,463
32,590
2,005
Cameroon
35,714
551
32,594
2,569
Cyprus
34,424
231
2,057
32,136
Senegal
34,255
866
28,611
4,778
Côte d'Ivoire
32,631
192
31,516
923
Malawi
31,798
1,041
18,424
12,333
Australia
28,970
909
26,168
1,893
Botswana
28,371
310
23,244
4,817
Sudan
28,334
1,880
22,887
3,567
Thailand
25,951
83
25,128
740
DRC
25,792
707
18,951
6,134
Jamaica
22,817
417
13,318
9,082
Malta
22,219
313
19,255
2,651
Angola
20,782
506
19,315
961
Madagascar
19,831
297
19,296
238
Maldives
19,597
61
17,132
2,404
Rwanda
18,790
261
17,307
1,222
French Polynesia
18,387
139
4,842
13,406
Mauritania
17,196
440
16,542
214
Swaziland
17,002
650
14,446
1,906
Mayotte
16,861
109
2,964
13,788
French Guiana
16,627
85
9,995
6,547
Guinea
15,894
89
14,879
926
Syrian Arab Republic
15,533
1,023
9,717
4,793
Cabo Verde
15,324
147
14,784
393
Gabon
14,564
83
13,143
1,338
Tajikistan
13,308
90
13,218
0
Haiti
12,448
249
9,712
2,487
Réunion
12,416
52
11,270
1,094
Belize
12,293
315
11,836
142
Burkina Faso
11,982
142
11,493
347
Hong Kong
11,006
199
10,536
271
Andorra
10,849
110
10,429
310
Lesotho
10,491
292
3,745
6,454
Guadeloupe
9,746
159
2,242
7,345
Suriname
8,919
170
8,399
350
Congo
8,820
128
7,019
1,673
Guyana
8,550
195
7,971
384
Bahamas
8,519
179
7,309
1,031
Mali
8,365
352
6,402
1,611
Aruba
7,876
73
7,563
240
South Sudan
7,771
93
4,217
3,461
Trinidad and Tobago
7,705
139
7,458
108
Somalia
6,991
231
3,787
2,973
Togo
6,851
83
5,599
1,169
Martinique
6,687
45
98
6,544
Nicaragua
6,445
173
4,225
2,047
Djibouti
6,065
63
5,895
107
Iceland
6,049
29
6,006
14
Equatorial Guinea
6,005
91
5,622
292
Benin
5,434
70
4,248
1,116
Central African Republic
5,004
63
4,920
21
Niger
4,740
172
4,250
318
Curaçao
4,727
22
4,637
68
Gambia
4,691
148
4,089
454
Gibraltar
4,238
93
4,122
23
Channel Islands
4,034
86
3,893
55
Chad
3,973
140
3,475
358
Sierra Leone
3,887
79
2,621
1,187
San Marino
3,716
74
3,257
385
Comoros
3,571
144
3,304
123
Saint Lucia
3,356
35
2,912
409
Guinea-Bissau
3,247
48
2,601
598
Barbados
3,038
33
2,344
661
Mongolia
2,907
2
2,249
656
Eritrea
2,847
7
2,253
587
Seychelles
2,592
11
2,263
318
Liechtenstein
2,566
54
2,484
28
Vietnam
2,432
35
1,844
553
New Zealand
2,376
26
2,285
65
Yemen
2,269
631
1,435
203
Burundi
2,181
3
773
1,405
Turks and Caicos Islands
2,114
14
1,873
227
Sint Maarten
2,055
27
1,998
30
Liberia
2,010
85
1,884
41
Monaco
1,953
24
1,704
225
Sao Tome and Principe
1,786
28
1,355
403
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
1,556
8
932
616
Saint Martin
1,544
12
1,399
133
Papua New Guinea
1,275
12
846
417
Taiwan
955
9
919
27
Bhutan
867
1
862
4
Cambodia
805
0
477
328
Antigua and Barbuda
726
14
291
421
Diamond Princess
712
13
699
0
Bermuda
705
12
682
11
Faroe Islands
658
1
657
0
Mauritius
610
10
571
29
St. Barth
573
1
462
110
Tanzania
509
21
183
305
Isle of Man
484
25
410
49
Cayman Islands
444
2
413
29
Caribbean Netherlands
429
4
402
23
Brunei
186
3
181
2
British Virgin Islands
153
1
131
21
Grenada
148
1
147
0
Dominica
142
0
127
15
Timor-Leste
111
0
89
22
Fiji
59
2
54
3
New Caledonia
58
0
55
3
Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
54
0
46
8
Macao
48
0
47
1
Lao People's Democratic Republic
45
0
42
3
Saint Kitts and Nevis
41
0
40
1
Greenland
30
0
30
0
Holy See (Vatican City State)
27
0
15
12
Saint Pierre Miquelon
24
0
16
8
Montserrat
20
1
13
6
Solomon Islands
18
0
14
4
Anguilla
18
0
18
0
Western Sahara
10
1
8
1
Wallis and Futuna
9
0
7
2
MS Zaandam
9
2
7
0
Marshall Islands
4
0
4
0
Samoa
3
0
2
1
Vanuatu
1
0
1
0
Micronesia
1
0
1
0
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Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, highlights the burden the COVID-19 pandemic has placed not only on people’s physical health but also their mental health.COVID-19 has had a profound effect on people. The world is approaching one million recorded deaths from the disease. And, some of those who recovered from the initial virus effects…

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The Recovery Room: News beyond the pandemic — September 25

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Video gaming as a child related to improvements in memory

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Food insecurity in the US increasingly linked to obesity

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

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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…

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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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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…

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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…

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(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…

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COVID-19 Statistics | Sept. 28, 2020

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