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COVID19 Live Data

Country/Region
Confirmed cases
Deaths
Recovered
Active cases
USA
33,715,951
600,147
27,136,020
5,979,784
India
24,965,463
274,411
21,174,076
3,516,976
Brazil
15,627,475
435,823
14,097,287
1,094,365
France
5,877,787
107,616
5,116,705
653,466
Turkey
5,117,374
44,760
4,947,256
125,358
Russia
4,940,245
115,871
4,556,073
268,301
UK
4,450,777
127,679
4,277,207
45,891
Italy
4,159,122
124,156
3,706,084
328,882
Spain
3,604,799
79,339
3,297,340
228,120
Germany
3,602,939
86,731
3,300,700
215,508
Argentina
3,307,285
70,522
2,952,599
284,164
Colombia
3,118,426
81,300
2,917,584
119,542
Poland
2,854,079
71,664
2,600,974
181,441
Iran
2,751,166
76,936
2,226,122
448,108
Mexico
2,381,923
220,433
1,901,322
260,168
Ukraine
2,156,000
48,184
1,864,593
243,223
Peru
1,889,052
66,220
1,720,665
102,167
Indonesia
1,739,750
48,093
1,600,857
90,800
Czechia
1,653,099
29,913
1,596,931
26,255
South Africa
1,613,728
55,210
1,524,352
34,166
Netherlands
1,598,164
17,449
1,369,594
211,121
Canada
1,328,582
24,948
1,233,287
70,347
Chile
1,286,548
27,832
1,220,351
38,365
Philippines
1,143,963
19,191
1,069,868
54,904
Iraq
1,139,373
15,954
1,045,240
78,179
Romania
1,071,899
29,523
1,025,145
17,231
Sweden
1,037,126
14,275
892,260
130,591
Belgium
1,031,923
24,709
910,652
96,562
Pakistan
880,362
19,617
792,522
68,223
Portugal
842,182
17,007
802,900
22,275
Israel
839,119
6,382
832,072
665
Hungary
798,573
29,213
630,976
138,384
Bangladesh
780,159
12,149
722,036
45,974
Jordan
724,154
9,259
710,445
4,450
Serbia
706,458
6,681
677,135
22,642
Switzerland
679,510
10,731
617,283
51,496
Japan
677,988
11,463
590,044
76,481
Austria
637,097
10,474
616,148
10,475
UAE
546,182
1,631
526,302
18,249
Lebanon
535,753
7,620
497,198
30,935
Morocco
514,944
9,098
503,181
2,665
Malaysia
470,110
1,902
426,319
41,889
Nepal
455,020
5,001
339,756
110,263
Saudi Arabia
433,094
7,162
417,787
8,145
Bulgaria
414,192
17,259
362,475
34,458
Ecuador
410,129
19,699
354,499
35,931
Slovakia
387,523
12,224
370,874
4,425
Greece
377,090
11,415
338,571
27,104
Belarus
376,341
2,701
367,097
6,543
Panama
370,877
6,296
359,214
5,367
Kazakhstan
360,193
4,073
317,741
38,379
Croatia
350,390
7,708
336,450
6,232
Bolivia
332,567
13,517
271,690
47,360
Georgia
330,879
4,469
310,859
15,551
Azerbaijan
329,843
4,779
314,900
10,164
Tunisia
326,572
11,849
287,644
27,079
Paraguay
313,527
7,596
260,339
45,592
Palestine
303,827
3,428
292,523
7,876
Kuwait
291,629
1,693
277,820
12,116
Costa Rica
282,741
3,547
221,903
57,291
Dominican Republic
277,188
3,582
233,830
39,776
Denmark
266,503
2,502
250,951
13,050
Ethiopia
266,264
3,996
219,566
42,702
Lithuania
266,063
4,112
240,079
21,872
Ireland
255,672
4,941
237,878
12,853
Moldova
253,845
6,027
244,857
2,961
Slovenia
249,310
4,324
237,424
7,562
Egypt
245,721
14,327
181,478
49,916
Guatemala
241,369
7,887
221,298
12,184
Uruguay
240,512
3,459
209,338
27,715
Honduras
226,719
5,960
82,602
138,157
Armenia
220,927
4,333
208,899
7,695
Venezuela
215,301
2,396
199,202
13,703
Qatar
213,183
530
207,077
5,576
Oman
205,511
2,193
190,342
12,976
Bosnia
202,143
8,981
168,549
24,613
Bahrain
200,977
746
183,859
16,372
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
181,410
3,088
168,128
10,194
Nigeria
165,709
2,066
156,413
7,230
Kenya
165,465
3,003
113,612
48,850
Macedonia
154,698
5,211
145,851
3,636
Myanmar
143,065
3,212
132,115
7,738
Sri Lanka
142,746
962
118,322
23,462
S. Korea
132,290
1,903
122,163
8,224
Albania
132,015
2,432
124,312
5,271
Latvia
127,978
2,266
117,231
8,481
Estonia
127,206
1,223
118,772
7,211
Algeria
125,311
3,374
87,359
34,578
Cuba
124,454
804
116,660
6,990
Norway
119,299
774
88,952
29,573
Thailand
101,447
589
65,803
35,055
Kyrgyzstan
100,732
1,711
93,886
5,135
Montenegro
98,852
1,561
95,902
1,389
Uzbekistan
96,893
670
92,303
3,920
Ghana
93,243
783
91,146
1,314
Zambia
92,436
1,260
90,816
360
China
90,872
4,636
85,945
291
Finland
90,105
931
46,000
43,174
Cameroon
74,946
1,152
70,497
3,297
El Salvador
71,479
2,187
66,903
2,389
Cyprus
71,064
346
39,061
31,657
Mozambique
70,442
826
68,725
891
Luxembourg
69,028
806
66,183
2,039
Afghanistan
63,598
2,745
54,686
6,167
Singapore
61,585
31
61,104
450
Namibia
51,218
718
48,247
2,253
Botswana
49,656
761
46,640
2,255
Mongolia
49,175
214
41,844
7,117
Jamaica
47,319
860
23,124
23,335
Côte d'Ivoire
46,656
298
46,079
279
Maldives
44,523
97
28,459
15,967
Uganda
42,779
347
41,971
461
Senegal
40,850
1,125
39,573
152
Madagascar
40,141
763
37,823
1,555
Zimbabwe
38,560
1,582
36,329
649
Sudan
34,272
2,446
27,949
3,877
Malawi
34,214
1,153
32,210
851
Angola
30,637
659
25,715
4,263
DRC
30,562
776
26,603
3,183
Malta
30,480
417
29,905
158
Australia
29,978
910
28,900
168
Cabo Verde
28,168
249
25,023
2,896
Rwanda
26,141
344
24,764
1,033
Gabon
23,799
143
20,379
3,277
Syrian Arab Republic
23,738
1,698
20,780
1,260
Guinea
22,746
151
20,366
2,229
Réunion
22,644
169
21,603
872
Cambodia
22,544
154
13,006
9,384
French Guiana
21,465
108
9,995
11,362
Mayotte
20,176
171
2,964
17,041
Mauritania
18,828
457
18,090
281
French Polynesia
18,815
141
18,650
24
Swaziland
18,520
672
17,800
48
Trinidad and Tobago
16,255
285
10,208
5,762
Guadeloupe
16,017
221
2,242
13,554
Guyana
15,271
341
12,967
1,963
Somalia
14,486
753
6,325
7,408
Mali
14,190
511
9,227
4,452
Papua New Guinea
13,707
136
11,034
2,537
Andorra
13,510
127
13,155
228
Burkina Faso
13,397
164
13,199
34
Haiti
13,353
271
12,414
668
Tajikistan
13,308
90
13,218
0
Togo
13,275
125
11,897
1,253
Belize
12,714
323
12,337
54
Curaçao
12,254
120
12,069
65
Suriname
11,950
228
10,237
1,485
Hong Kong
11,825
210
11,525
90
Martinique
11,736
90
98
11,548
Djibouti
11,434
151
11,266
17
Congo
11,343
148
8,208
2,987
Bahamas
11,024
216
9,967
841
Aruba
10,854
104
10,662
88
Lesotho
10,790
320
6,427
4,043
South Sudan
10,652
115
10,462
75
Seychelles
9,184
32
6,413
2,739
Benin
7,995
101
7,652
242
Equatorial Guinea
7,694
112
7,279
303
Nicaragua
7,086
184
4,225
2,677
Central African Republic
6,866
95
5,112
1,659
Yemen
6,543
1,289
3,023
2,231
Iceland
6,537
29
6,445
63
Gambia
5,940
175
5,674
91
Niger
5,333
192
4,953
188
San Marino
5,083
90
4,968
25
Chad
4,904
173
4,688
43
Saint Lucia
4,818
75
4,516
227
Timor-Leste
4,458
10
2,336
2,112
Burundi
4,329
6
773
3,550
Gibraltar
4,286
94
4,192
0
Vietnam
4,242
37
2,668
1,537
Sierra Leone
4,107
79
3,104
924
Channel Islands
4,057
86
3,956
15
Barbados
3,967
46
3,922
-1
Comoros
3,863
146
3,699
18
Eritrea
3,844
12
3,654
178
Guinea-Bissau
3,746
67
3,438
241
Liechtenstein
2,985
58
2,887
40
New Zealand
2,651
26
2,607
18
Monaco
2,493
32
2,434
27
Bermuda
2,466
32
2,250
184
Turks and Caicos Islands
2,404
17
2,365
22
Sao Tome and Principe
2,327
35
2,274
18
Sint Maarten
2,282
27
2,223
32
Liberia
2,114
85
1,962
67
Taiwan
2,017
12
1,123
882
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
1,937
12
1,772
153
Saint Martin
1,773
12
1,399
362
Caribbean Netherlands
1,597
17
1,563
17
Lao People's Democratic Republic
1,591
2
574
1,015
Isle of Man
1,590
29
1,558
3
Bhutan
1,286
1
1,155
130
Mauritius
1,282
17
1,134
131
Antigua and Barbuda
1,241
33
1,179
29
St. Barth
974
1
462
511
Diamond Princess
712
13
699
0
Faroe Islands
670
1
663
6
Cayman Islands
565
2
547
16
Tanzania
509
21
183
305
Wallis and Futuna
445
7
436
2
British Virgin Islands
248
1
209
38
Brunei
232
3
220
9
Dominica
178
0
176
2
Fiji
174
4
119
51
Grenada
161
1
160
0
New Caledonia
124
0
58
66
Anguilla
109
0
95
14
Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
63
0
63
0
Macao
49
0
49
0
Saint Kitts and Nevis
45
0
45
0
Greenland
31
0
31
0
Holy See (Vatican City State)
27
0
15
12
Saint Pierre Miquelon
25
0
25
0
Solomon Islands
20
0
20
0
Montserrat
20
1
19
0
Western Sahara
10
1
8
1
MS Zaandam
9
2
7
0
Marshall Islands
4
0
4
0
Vanuatu
4
1
3
0
Samoa
3
0
2
1
Saint Helena
2
0
2
0
Micronesia
1
0
1
0
Updated on May 17, 2021 8:06 am

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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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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…

Intermittent fasting doesn’t help you lose weight, UCSF study suggests

For seven years, Dr. Ethan Weiss, a cardiologist at The University of California, San Francisco, has experimented with intermittent fasting. The health fad, which restricts eating to specific periods of time, hit the mainstream after a series of promising studies in mice suggested that it might be an effective weight loss strategy in humans. So Weiss decided…

Liverpool lay down Premier League marker in Arsenal win

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…

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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…