Global Statistics

All countries
10,919,516
Confirmed
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All countries
5,900,553
Recovered
Updated on July 2, 2020 6:33 pm
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521,388
Deaths
Updated on July 2, 2020 6:33 pm

Global Statistics

All countries
10,919,516
Confirmed
Updated on July 2, 2020 6:33 pm
All countries
5,900,553
Recovered
Updated on July 2, 2020 6:33 pm
All countries
521,388
Deaths
Updated on July 2, 2020 6:33 pm

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COVID19 Live Data

Country/Region
Confirmed cases
Deaths
Recovered
Active cases
USA
2,804,731
131,118
1,177,068
1,496,545
Brazil
1,476,884
61,314
916,147
499,423
Russia
661,165
9,683
428,978
222,504
India
626,591
18,226
379,786
228,579
UK
313,483
43,906
0
269,577
Spain
297,183
28,368
0
268,815
Peru
288,477
9,860
178,245
100,372
Chile
284,541
5,920
249,247
29,374
Italy
240,961
34,818
191,083
15,060
Iran
232,863
11,106
194,098
27,659
Mexico
231,770
28,510
138,319
64,941
Pakistan
217,809
4,473
104,694
108,642
Turkey
202,284
5,167
176,965
20,152
Saudi Arabia
197,608
1,752
137,669
58,187
Germany
196,588
9,063
180,300
7,225
France
166,378
29,875
76,802
59,701
South Africa
159,333
2,749
76,025
80,559
Bangladesh
153,277
1,926
66,442
84,909
Canada
104,643
8,637
68,217
27,789
Colombia
102,009
3,470
43,407
55,132
Qatar
97,897
118
86,597
11,182
China
83,537
4,634
78,487
416
Egypt
69,814
3,034
18,881
47,899
Sweden
69,692
5,370
0
64,322
Argentina
67,197
1,363
24,186
41,648
Belarus
62,698
405
48,738
13,555
Belgium
61,598
9,761
17,044
34,793
Indonesia
59,394
2,987
26,667
29,740
Ecuador
58,257
4,576
27,887
25,794
Iraq
53,708
2,160
27,912
23,636
Netherlands
50,335
6,113
0
44,222
UAE
49,469
317
38,664
10,488
Kuwait
47,859
359
38,390
9,110
Ukraine
45,887
1,185
20,053
24,649
Singapore
44,310
26
39,429
4,855
Portugal
42,782
1,587
28,097
13,098
Kazakhstan
42,574
188
25,533
16,853
Oman
42,555
188
25,318
17,049
Philippines
38,805
1,274
10,673
26,858
Poland
35,146
1,492
22,209
11,445
Panama
34,463
645
15,945
17,873
Bolivia
34,227
1,201
9,764
23,262
Dominican Republic
34,197
765
18,141
15,291
Afghanistan
32,022
807
16,041
15,174
Switzerland
31,967
1,965
29,200
802
Romania
27,746
1,687
19,363
6,696
Bahrain
27,414
93
21,948
5,373
Armenia
26,658
459
15,036
11,163
Nigeria
26,484
603
10,152
15,729
Israel
26,452
324
17,481
8,647
Ireland
25,477
1,738
23,364
375
Honduras
20,262
542
2,123
17,597
Guatemala
19,011
817
3,231
14,963
Japan
18,723
974
16,731
1,018
Azerbaijan
18,684
228
10,425
8,031
Ghana
18,134
117
13,550
4,467
Austria
17,941
705
16,514
722
Moldova
17,150
560
9,846
6,744
Serbia
15,195
287
12,912
1,996
Algeria
14,657
928
10,342
3,387
Nepal
14,519
31
5,320
9,168
Morocco
12,969
229
9,090
3,650
S. Korea
12,904
282
11,684
938
Denmark
12,815
606
11,769
440
Cameroon
12,592
313
10,100
2,179
Czechia
12,116
353
7,821
3,942
Côte d'Ivoire
9,702
68
4,381
5,253
Sudan
9,573
602
4,606
4,365
Uzbekistan
8,996
27
5,892
3,077
Norway
8,902
251
8,138
513
Malaysia
8,643
121
8,437
85
Australia
8,001
104
7,090
807
Finland
7,241
328
6,700
213
DRC
7,189
176
2,317
4,696
Senegal
7,054
121
4,599
2,334
El Salvador
7,000
191
4,115
2,694
Kenya
6,941
152
2,109
4,680
Macedonia
6,625
321
2,748
3,556
Kyrgyzstan
6,261
66
2,530
3,665
Venezuela
6,062
54
1,649
4,359
Tajikistan
6,058
52
4,690
1,316
Haiti
6,040
107
1,032
4,901
Ethiopia
5,846
103
2,430
3,313
Gabon
5,513
42
2,508
2,963
Guinea
5,404
33
4,346
1,025
Bulgaria
5,154
232
2,722
2,200
Bosnia
4,788
189
2,515
2,084
Djibouti
4,715
55
4,564
96
Mauritania
4,472
129
1,677
2,666
French Guiana
4,444
16
1,680
2,748
Luxembourg
4,395
110
4,012
273
Hungary
4,166
587
2,721
858
Central African Republic
3,788
47
810
2,931
Costa Rica
3,753
17
1,516
2,220
Greece
3,458
192
1,374
1,892
Thailand
3,179
58
3,059
62
Palestine
2,978
8
460
2,510
Somalia
2,944
90
951
1,903
Croatia
2,912
110
2,155
647
Albania
2,662
69
1,559
1,034
Mayotte
2,650
35
2,341
274
Nicaragua
2,519
83
1,238
1,198
Madagascar
2,403
24
1,040
1,339
Maldives
2,400
10
1,969
421
Cuba
2,353
86
2,221
46
Paraguay
2,260
19
1,102
1,139
Mali
2,260
117
1,502
641
Sri Lanka
2,066
11
1,827
228
South Sudan
2,021
38
333
1,650
Equatorial Guinea
2,001
32
515
1,454
Estonia
1,990
69
1,842
79
Iceland
1,850
10
1,828
12
Lithuania
1,825
78
1,536
211
Lebanon
1,796
35
1,242
519
Slovakia
1,700
28
1,466
206
Guinea-Bissau
1,654
24
317
1,313
Slovenia
1,634
111
1,384
139
Zambia
1,632
30
1,348
254
New Zealand
1,530
22
1,490
18
Sierra Leone
1,518
60
1,007
451
Congo
1,382
41
486
855
Malawi
1,342
16
271
1,055
Cabo Verde
1,301
15
629
657
Hong Kong
1,243
7
1,120
116
Benin
1,199
21
333
845
Yemen
1,190
318
504
368
Tunisia
1,178
50
1,039
89
Jordan
1,136
9
889
238
Latvia
1,122
30
988
104
Niger
1,075
67
947
61
Rwanda
1,042
3
480
559
Cyprus
999
19
833
147
Burkina Faso
967
53
846
68
Uruguay
943
28
825
90
Georgia
939
15
817
107
Mozambique
918
6
249
663
Uganda
902
0
847
55
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
874
25
223
626
Swaziland
873
11
452
410
Chad
868
74
785
9
Andorra
855
52
799
4
Liberia
819
37
338
444
Sao Tome and Principe
715
13
252
450
Diamond Princess
712
13
651
48
Jamaica
707
10
555
142
San Marino
698
42
656
0
Malta
671
9
649
13
Togo
661
14
414
233
Montenegro
616
12
315
289
Zimbabwe
605
7
166
432
Channel Islands
571
47
512
12
Suriname
535
13
242
280
Réunion
531
2
472
57
Tanzania
509
21
183
305
Taiwan
448
7
438
3
Vietnam
355
0
336
19
Mauritius
341
10
330
1
Isle of Man
336
24
312
0
Syrian Arab Republic
312
9
113
190
Myanmar
304
6
223
75
Comoros
303
7
200
96
Namibia
293
0
24
269
Angola
291
15
97
179
Guyana
248
13
116
119
Martinique
242
14
98
130
Botswana
227
1
28
198
Mongolia
220
0
177
43
Eritrea
215
0
56
159
Cayman Islands
201
1
193
7
Faroe Islands
187
0
187
0
Guadeloupe
182
14
157
11
Gibraltar
178
0
176
2
Burundi
170
1
115
54
Bermuda
146
9
135
2
Cambodia
141
0
131
10
Brunei
141
3
138
0
Trinidad and Tobago
130
8
115
7
Monaco
106
4
95
7
Bahamas
104
11
89
4
Aruba
104
3
98
3
Barbados
97
7
90
0
Liechtenstein
82
1
81
0
Seychelles
81
0
11
70
Bhutan
77
0
50
27
Sint Maarten
77
15
62
0
Antigua and Barbuda
69
3
23
43
French Polynesia
62
0
60
2
Gambia
49
2
27
20
Macao
46
0
45
1
Saint Martin
43
3
37
3
Turks and Caicos Islands
42
2
11
29
Lesotho
35
0
11
24
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
29
0
29
0
Belize
28
2
18
8
Timor-Leste
24
0
24
0
Grenada
23
0
23
0
Curaçao
23
1
19
3
New Caledonia
21
0
21
0
Lao People's Democratic Republic
19
0
19
0
Saint Lucia
19
0
19
0
Dominica
18
0
18
0
Fiji
18
0
18
0
Saint Kitts and Nevis
15
0
15
0
Greenland
13
0
13
0
Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
13
0
13
0
Holy See (Vatican City State)
12
0
12
0
Papua New Guinea
11
0
8
3
Montserrat
11
1
10
0
Western Sahara
10
1
8
1
MS Zaandam
9
2
0
7
British Virgin Islands
8
1
7
0
Caribbean Netherlands
7
0
7
0
St. Barth
6
0
6
0
Anguilla
3
0
3
0
Saint Pierre Miquelon
1
0
1
0
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By Adam Vaughan Fish are vulnerable to warming oceans, particularly as embryosjoebelanger/Getty Images Fish are at a far greater risk from climate change than previously thought, as researchers have shown that embryos and spawning adults are more susceptible to warming oceans. In a worst-case scenario of 5°C of  global warming, up to 60 per cent…

Netcare sets up free-standing mortuaries at some hospitals | News24

Health department officials collects blood samples for testing at a temporary Covid-19 rapid test center. STR/NurPhoto via Getty Images The Netcare hospital group have set up "free-standing" mortuaries at some of its hospitals.They say this is to ensure the safety of health and funeral parlour workers during the Covid-19 pandemicThey say staff will at all…

More Cape Town officers could face suspension for dragging naked man from shack | News24

More law enforcement officers could be suspended after the removal of a naked man from his Khayelitsha home.The City's safety and security director Richard Bosman said he expects a preliminary report on Monday.Community Safety MEC Albert Fritz condemned the conduct of the law enforcement officers.The City of Cape Town's law enforcement head Richard Bosman said…

OPINION | SA is a country of two nations

A Khayelitsha man was ripped from his bath and pushed into the spotlight during demolitions on Wednesday, revealing the only difference between evictions under apartheid and now is that there were phones to film the event, in which the man was completely dehumanised, writes Mikhail Moosa.Bulelani Qolani was bathing yesterday when he was forcefully removed from…

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Western Cape’s Covid-19 peak could be ‘flatter, longer’, but that’s good news for bed capacity | News24

Beds being moved into the CTICC as it prepares to assist in the Covid-19 fight. New data brings welcome news: It's now believed the Western Cape will have enough beds.This is due to a "flatter, longer peak" - which could put less pressure on hospitals at a given time - rather than an intense spike.The…

EXPLAINER | How liquidation works | Fin24

The coronavirus lockdown has devastated the business sector and many businesses, big and small, have to make some tough decisions about their ability to continue or not.It is important to understand the difference between factual insolvency and commercial insolvency.Make sure you do the right thing by your creditors to avoid committing any offences. The coronavirus…

Climate change will make world too hot for 60 per cent of fish species

By Adam Vaughan Fish are vulnerable to warming oceans, particularly as embryosjoebelanger/Getty Images Fish are at a far greater risk from climate change than previously thought, as researchers have shown that embryos and spawning adults are more susceptible to warming oceans. In a worst-case scenario of 5°C of  global warming, up to 60 per cent…

Netcare sets up free-standing mortuaries at some hospitals | News24

Health department officials collects blood samples for testing at a temporary Covid-19 rapid test center. STR/NurPhoto via Getty Images The Netcare hospital group have set up "free-standing" mortuaries at some of its hospitals.They say this is to ensure the safety of health and funeral parlour workers during the Covid-19 pandemicThey say staff will at all…

More Cape Town officers could face suspension for dragging naked man from shack | News24

More law enforcement officers could be suspended after the removal of a naked man from his Khayelitsha home.The City's safety and security director Richard Bosman said he expects a preliminary report on Monday.Community Safety MEC Albert Fritz condemned the conduct of the law enforcement officers.The City of Cape Town's law enforcement head Richard Bosman said…

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OPINION | SA is a country of two nations

A Khayelitsha man was ripped from his bath and pushed into the spotlight during demolitions on Wednesday, revealing the only difference between evictions under apartheid and now is that there were phones to film the event, in which the man was completely dehumanised, writes Mikhail Moosa.Bulelani Qolani was bathing yesterday when he was forcefully removed from…

Less than quarter of the 19 000 inmates eligible for Covid-19 parole released so far | News24

Mdu Ndzingi/ Drum Magazine/Gallo Images/Getty Ima Only 4 138 of the about 19 000 inmates eligible for special early parole due to the Covid-19 pandemic, have been released by 24 June.This eased the overpopulation in South Africa's prisons from 30.68% to 24.75%. The rate of imprisonment is increasing faster than the Department of Correctional Services' rate…

Covid-19 news: App identified Leicester as a virus hotspot weeks ago

By Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool A police officer talks to a woman as he patrols along a street following a local lockdown in LeicesterReuters/Phil Noble Latest coronavirus news as of 5 pm on 2 July An app identified Leicester as a coronavirus hotspot two weeks…