Global Statistics

All countries
527,799,496
Confirmed
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All countries
483,864,392
Recovered
Updated on May 23, 2022 7:55 am
All countries
6,300,434
Deaths
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Global Statistics

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483,864,392
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6,300,434
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COVID19 Live Data

Country/Region
Confirmed cases
Deaths
Recovered
Active cases
USA
85,004,438
1,028,924
81,632,147
2,343,367
India
43,138,393
524,459
42,599,102
14,832
Brazil
30,791,220
665,680
29,832,019
293,521
France
29,354,950
147,780
28,542,968
664,202
Germany
26,085,617
138,712
24,708,600
1,238,305
UK
22,238,715
177,977
21,836,316
224,422
Russia
18,293,450
378,350
17,688,903
226,197
S. Korea
17,967,672
23,987
17,414,103
529,582
Italy
17,247,552
165,952
16,231,004
850,596
Turkey
15,062,281
98,926
14,959,906
3,449
Spain
12,238,073
105,947
11,620,275
511,851
Vietnam
10,708,887
43,075
9,402,046
1,263,766
Argentina
9,135,308
128,776
8,895,999
110,533
Japan
8,618,683
30,307
8,243,263
345,113
Netherlands
8,075,194
22,306
8,013,297
39,591
Iran
7,230,053
141,274
7,033,986
54,793
Australia
6,983,004
8,109
6,563,517
411,378
Colombia
6,099,111
139,833
5,930,545
28,733
Indonesia
6,052,590
156,522
5,892,411
3,657
Poland
6,005,531
116,268
5,335,250
554,013
Mexico
5,752,441
324,617
5,050,420
377,404
Ukraine
5,009,301
108,497
0
4,900,804
Malaysia
4,491,320
35,643
4,429,166
26,511
Thailand
4,415,593
29,778
4,334,812
51,003
Austria
4,233,430
18,347
4,169,371
45,712
Belgium
4,134,293
31,675
3,990,880
111,738
Israel
4,121,326
10,827
4,096,572
13,927
Portugal
4,066,674
22,583
0
4,044,091
South Africa
3,929,872
100,933
3,739,543
89,396
Czechia
3,918,127
40,266
3,876,254
1,607
Canada
3,846,998
40,679
3,516,903
289,416
Philippines
3,688,941
60,455
3,626,234
2,252
Chile
3,643,136
57,802
3,483,990
101,344
Switzerland
3,642,604
13,934
3,579,618
49,052
Peru
3,576,042
213,106
0
3,362,936
Greece
3,419,998
29,690
3,341,372
48,936
Denmark
2,979,238
6,312
2,965,874
7,052
Romania
2,906,051
65,652
0
2,840,399
N. Korea
2,814,380
68
2,334,910
479,402
Sweden
2,506,607
18,908
2,480,483
7,216
Iraq
2,327,269
25,216
2,300,919
1,134
Serbia
2,015,086
16,065
1,992,080
6,941
Bangladesh
1,953,233
29,128
1,900,964
23,141
Hungary
1,914,697
46,446
1,830,803
37,448
Slovakia
1,788,452
20,080
1,765,053
3,319
Jordan
1,694,216
14,048
1,678,941
1,227
Georgia
1,655,221
16,811
1,637,293
1,117
Ireland
1,551,835
7,244
1,523,924
20,667
Pakistan
1,529,834
30,379
1,494,141
5,314
Norway
1,431,291
3,094
0
1,428,197
Taiwan
1,386,640
1,436
172,535
1,212,669
Kazakhstan
1,305,697
13,661
1,291,885
151
Singapore
1,269,635
1,375
1,188,831
79,429
Hong Kong
1,210,396
9,370
0
1,201,026
Morocco
1,166,628
16,075
1,149,601
952
Bulgaria
1,163,413
37,093
1,042,639
83,681
Croatia
1,134,232
15,966
1,115,160
3,106
New Zealand
1,105,317
1,017
1,049,783
54,517
Cuba
1,104,979
8,529
1,096,117
333
Lebanon
1,098,503
10,417
1,085,682
2,404
Finland
1,081,225
4,406
0
1,076,819
Lithuania
1,061,549
9,134
1,035,276
17,139
Tunisia
1,041,789
28,628
0
1,013,161
Slovenia
1,022,356
6,628
1,008,163
7,565
Belarus
982,867
6,978
0
975,889
Nepal
979,068
11,952
966,975
141
Bolivia
907,224
21,944
865,679
19,601
UAE
904,830
2,302
888,584
13,944
Uruguay
902,540
7,213
892,434
2,893
Costa Rica
877,533
8,472
848,035
21,026
Ecuador
874,599
35,617
0
838,982
Guatemala
856,496
17,954
835,876
2,666
Panama
830,287
8,227
794,046
28,014
Latvia
826,856
5,813
818,257
2,786
Azerbaijan
792,707
9,710
782,945
52
Saudi Arabia
763,042
9,130
747,492
6,420
Sri Lanka
663,758
16,512
646,937
309
Paraguay
650,283
18,885
624,673
6,725
Kuwait
632,781
2,555
629,695
531
Myanmar
613,222
19,434
592,186
1,602
Palestine
582,246
5,355
576,764
127
Bahrain
581,371
1,482
575,470
4,419
Dominican Republic
581,153
4,377
576,147
629
Estonia
575,046
2,561
516,588
55,897
Venezuela
523,343
5,716
516,506
1,121
Moldova
517,753
11,503
504,142
2,108
Egypt
515,645
24,613
442,182
48,850
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
501,904
6,430
490,973
4,501
Cyprus
477,711
1,032
124,370
352,309
Ethiopia
471,373
7,512
455,810
8,051
Mongolia
469,885
2,179
313,256
154,450
Honduras
424,771
10,896
132,401
281,474
Armenia
422,939
8,624
412,090
2,225
Réunion
411,363
770
403,795
6,798
Oman
389,473
4,260
384,669
544
Bosnia
377,709
15,783
0
361,926
Qatar
367,099
677
365,415
1,007
Kenya
324,242
5,651
318,276
315
Zambia
321,146
3,985
316,518
643
Macedonia
311,199
9,297
301,361
541
Botswana
306,614
2,692
303,619
303
Albania
275,864
3,497
272,125
242
Algeria
265,854
6,875
178,386
80,593
Nigeria
255,937
3,143
249,996
2,798
Zimbabwe
250,642
5,494
243,033
2,115
Luxembourg
244,182
1,073
235,939
7,170
Uzbekistan
238,940
1,637
237,161
142
Montenegro
236,721
2,719
233,362
640
Mozambique
225,577
2,201
223,279
97
China
223,332
5,223
213,834
4,275
Lao People's Democratic Republic
209,744
754
0
208,990
Kyrgyzstan
200,993
2,991
196,406
1,596
Iceland
186,969
153
0
186,816
Afghanistan
179,716
7,698
162,741
9,277
Maldives
179,560
298
163,687
15,575
Namibia
164,850
4,032
157,815
3,003
Uganda
164,069
3,596
100,205
60,268
El Salvador
162,089
4,130
150,662
7,297
Ghana
161,351
1,445
159,865
41
Trinidad and Tobago
158,225
3,893
144,803
9,529
Martinique
153,253
926
104
152,223
Brunei
146,506
221
144,672
1,613
Guadeloupe
140,130
854
2,250
137,026
Cambodia
136,262
3,056
133,201
5
Jamaica
134,660
3,032
86,045
45,583
Rwanda
129,978
1,459
45,522
82,997
Cameroon
119,780
1,927
117,791
62
Angola
99,194
1,900
97,149
145
Malta
94,046
717
91,098
2,231
DRC
87,633
1,338
50,930
35,365
Senegal
86,073
1,966
84,086
21
Malawi
85,929
2,638
82,799
492
French Guiana
82,313
397
11,254
70,662
Côte d'Ivoire
82,044
799
81,213
32
Suriname
80,240
1,339
49,466
29,435
Barbados
78,919
440
74,197
4,282
Channel Islands
75,767
176
74,979
612
French Polynesia
72,858
649
0
72,209
Swaziland
72,150
1,404
70,299
447
Fiji
64,841
862
62,931
1,048
Madagascar
64,314
1,393
59,370
3,551
Guyana
64,276
1,231
62,456
589
Sudan
62,211
4,937
0
57,274
New Caledonia
61,514
312
60,620
582
Bhutan
59,574
21
59,509
44
Mauritania
59,025
982
57,776
267
Belize
58,419
677
56,886
856
Cabo Verde
56,172
401
55,669
102
Syrian Arab Republic
55,879
3,150
52,601
128
Gabon
47,622
304
47,303
15
Papua New Guinea
44,394
651
43,726
17
Seychelles
43,729
167
43,040
522
Curaçao
43,522
276
42,622
624
Andorra
42,572
153
41,757
662
Burundi
41,606
38
0
41,568
Mauritius
37,955
996
36,289
670
Mayotte
37,523
187
2,964
34,372
Togo
37,046
273
36,747
26
Guinea
36,597
442
36,113
42
Aruba
36,316
213
35,808
295
Tanzania
35,354
840
0
34,514
Faroe Islands
34,658
28
0
34,630
Bahamas
34,274
810
32,593
871
Lesotho
32,910
697
24,155
8,058
Mali
31,056
734
30,161
161
Haiti
30,746
835
29,651
260
Isle of Man
28,416
105
26,794
1,517
Benin
26,952
163
25,506
1,283
Somalia
26,521
1,350
13,182
11,989
Saint Lucia
24,957
370
23,758
829
Cayman Islands
24,477
28
8,553
15,896
Congo
24,079
385
20,178
3,516
Timor-Leste
22,890
131
22,748
11
Burkina Faso
20,853
382
20,439
32
Nicaragua
18,491
225
4,225
14,041
Gibraltar
18,273
102
16,579
1,592
Solomon Islands
18,174
146
16,357
1,671
South Sudan
17,573
138
13,514
3,921
Liechtenstein
17,392
84
17,248
60
Tajikistan
17,388
124
17,264
0
Grenada
17,234
223
15,969
1,042
San Marino
16,991
115
16,680
196
Equatorial Guinea
15,910
183
15,704
23
Djibouti
15,631
189
15,427
15
Central African Republic
14,649
113
6,859
7,677
Bermuda
14,442
137
13,945
360
Dominica
13,116
63
12,465
588
Samoa
12,382
25
1,605
10,752
Monaco
12,109
57
11,983
69
Gambia
11,999
365
11,591
43
Greenland
11,971
21
2,761
9,189
Yemen
11,819
2,149
9,009
661
Tonga
11,500
11
10,875
614
Saint Martin
10,602
63
1,399
9,140
Sint Maarten
10,189
86
10,068
35
Caribbean Netherlands
9,986
35
9,886
65
Eritrea
9,754
103
9,640
11
Niger
9,031
310
8,628
93
Vanuatu
8,659
14
8,287
358
Guinea-Bissau
8,246
171
8,029
46
Comoros
8,100
160
7,933
7
Antigua and Barbuda
7,942
138
7,623
181
Sierra Leone
7,682
125
0
7,557
Liberia
7,455
294
5,747
1,414
Chad
7,415
193
4,874
2,348
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
6,848
106
6,641
101
British Virgin Islands
6,690
62
0
6,628
Turks and Caicos Islands
6,097
36
6,026
35
Sao Tome and Principe
5,973
73
5,897
3
Saint Kitts and Nevis
5,669
43
5,570
56
Cook Islands
5,543
1
5,433
109
Palau
4,967
6
4,240
721
St. Barth
4,611
6
0
4,605
Anguilla
3,116
9
3,042
65
Kiribati
3,098
13
2,602
483
Saint Pierre Miquelon
2,748
1
2,449
298
Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
1,512
0
0
1,512
Montserrat
915
4
749
162
Diamond Princess
712
13
699
0
Wallis and Futuna
454
7
438
9
Macao
82
0
82
0
Holy See (Vatican City State)
29
0
29
0
Marshall Islands
17
0
14
3
Western Sahara
10
1
9
0
Niue
9
0
9
0
MS Zaandam
9
2
7
0
Nauru
8
0
5
3
Micronesia
7
0
1
6
Saint Helena
2
0
2
0
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Rob Holding of Arsenal and Naby Keïta of Liverpool during the Premier League match at Anfield on 28 September 2020. Robbie Jay Barratt - AMA/Getty Images Liverpool came from behind to maintain a perfect start to their Premier League title defence as goals from Sadio Mane, Andy Robertson and Diogo Jota saw off a resilient…

Coronavirus viral loads declining in US patients since start of pandemic, study finds

The levels of the virus that causes COVID-19 has been declining in U.S. patients over time, which could account for the lower number of ICU admissions and overall death rate compared to when the virus first arrived, researchers claim.The study, conducted by Wayne State University researchers and presented at the European Society of Clinical Microbiology…

Human trafficking accused appear in court

The Hawks arrested four people on charges of human trafficking. PHOTO: Felix Dlangamandla, Gallo Images, Netwerk24 Three people appeared in the Kuruman Magistrate's Court on human trafficking charges.  They were arrested during a raid at a business that allegedly offered sex services.  The three will remain in custody and will appear again on 6 October, while others…

Coronavirus updates: Global death toll nears 1M; New York sees rise in cases; 1 in 3 parents won’t vaccinate kids against flu

The global death toll from COVID-19 was on the brink of 1 million Monday, less than a year since the new disease was first reported in central China before spreading to Europe, then rocking the U.S.In what was once the epicenter of the virus, New York reported an uptick in cases over the weekend, seeing its first day…

South Africa, China to revamp 10-year strategic cooperation plan

President of the People's Republic of China, Xi Jinping. South Africa and China are working on a new 10-year strategic program for cooperation, as the current one nears its end.The new plan will focus on collaboration in areas including higher education, skills transfer, health, the digital economy, science and technology, Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan…

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Electoral psychology: Why people vote … or do not vote

The 100 Million Project. This is a large survey that aims to get to the root of why so many U.S. individuals choose not to vote.The Knight Foundation note that in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, around 43% of eligible voters did not cast their ballots.To find out why this was, The 100 Million Project…

Anxiety symptoms increased during the pandemic, Google Trends show

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…

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…