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41,197,649
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All countries
1,417,858
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COVID19 Live Data

Country/Region
Confirmed cases
Deaths
Recovered
Active cases
USA
12,958,805
265,986
7,640,552
5,052,267
India
9,222,216
134,743
8,642,771
444,702
Brazil
6,121,449
170,179
5,476,018
475,252
Russia
2,162,503
37,538
1,660,419
464,546
France
2,153,815
50,237
154,679
1,948,899
Spain
1,614,126
43,668
0
1,570,458
UK
1,538,794
55,838
0
1,482,956
Italy
1,455,022
51,306
605,330
798,386
Argentina
1,381,795
37,432
1,210,634
133,729
Colombia
1,262,494
35,677
1,167,857
58,960
Mexico
1,060,152
102,739
791,516
165,897
Germany
966,046
15,035
656,400
294,611
Peru
952,439
35,685
882,600
34,154
Poland
924,422
14,988
469,527
439,907
Iran
894,385
46,207
625,606
222,572
South Africa
772,252
21,083
716,444
34,725
Ukraine
661,858
11,492
307,778
342,588
Belgium
561,803
15,938
36,569
509,296
Chile
543,087
15,131
518,834
9,122
Iraq
539,749
12,031
469,784
57,934
Indonesia
511,836
16,225
429,807
65,804
Czechia
502,534
7,499
416,832
78,203
Netherlands
493,744
9,035
0
484,709
Turkey
460,916
12,672
381,569
66,675
Bangladesh
454,146
6,487
369,179
78,480
Romania
440,344
10,541
313,885
115,918
Philippines
422,915
8,215
386,955
27,745
Pakistan
382,892
7,803
332,974
42,115
Saudi Arabia
355,741
5,811
344,311
5,619
Canada
342,444
11,618
273,391
57,435
Morocco
331,527
5,469
279,276
46,782
Israel
331,299
2,826
319,300
9,173
Switzerland
309,469
4,339
211,500
93,630
Portugal
268,721
4,056
184,233
80,432
Austria
260,512
2,667
189,059
68,786
Nepal
226,026
1,389
207,998
16,639
Sweden
225,560
6,500
0
219,060
Jordan
192,996
2,380
125,433
65,183
Ecuador
186,436
13,264
164,009
9,163
Hungary
185,687
4,114
44,020
137,553
UAE
162,662
563
151,044
11,055
Panama
156,930
2,986
138,007
15,937
Bolivia
144,147
8,928
119,835
15,384
Kuwait
141,217
871
134,033
6,313
Dominican Republic
139,111
2,313
113,134
23,664
Qatar
137,851
237
134,950
2,664
Japan
133,929
1,989
113,340
18,600
Costa Rica
133,190
1,662
81,973
49,555
Serbia
133,029
1,274
31,536
100,219
Bulgaria
129,348
3,226
40,102
86,020
Armenia
129,085
2,040
100,913
26,132
Belarus
128,449
1,119
107,452
19,878
Kazakhstan
127,580
1,945
114,347
11,288
Oman
122,579
1,391
113,856
7,332
Guatemala
119,349
4,099
108,338
6,912
Lebanon
118,705
934
70,555
47,216
Georgia
114,889
1,085
95,581
18,223
Egypt
113,742
6,573
102,103
5,066
Croatia
111,617
1,501
89,425
20,691
Ethiopia
106,591
1,661
66,018
38,912
Honduras
105,211
2,869
46,616
55,726
Venezuela
100,498
876
95,344
4,278
Moldova
99,633
2,188
82,335
15,110
Slovakia
99,304
732
53,547
45,025
Azerbaijan
98,927
1,194
65,734
31,999
Greece
95,137
1,815
9,989
83,333
Tunisia
90,213
2,935
65,303
21,975
China
86,469
4,634
81,530
305
Bahrain
86,016
340
84,166
1,510
Bosnia
83,328
2,429
48,210
32,689
Myanmar
82,236
1,784
60,965
19,487
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
79,797
1,125
50,914
27,758
Kenya
78,512
1,409
52,709
24,394
Paraguay
77,891
1,677
55,531
20,683
Algeria
77,000
2,309
50,070
24,621
Palestine
76,727
665
60,499
15,563
Denmark
73,021
797
57,075
15,149
Uzbekistan
72,039
605
69,302
2,132
Ireland
70,930
2,028
23,364
45,538
Kyrgyzstan
70,744
1,245
62,048
7,451
Slovenia
69,306
1,199
47,770
20,337
Nigeria
66,607
1,169
62,311
3,127
Malaysia
59,817
345
46,501
12,971
Singapore
58,190
28
58,079
83
Macedonia
56,164
1,561
33,892
20,711
Lithuania
51,655
432
12,282
38,941
Ghana
51,184
323
50,029
832
Afghanistan
45,490
1,725
36,145
7,620
El Salvador
37,884
1,086
34,595
2,203
Albania
34,300
735
16,666
16,899
Norway
33,717
314
20,956
12,447
Montenegro
32,188
450
20,627
11,111
S. Korea
31,735
513
26,825
4,397
Luxembourg
31,484
283
22,189
9,012
Australia
27,854
907
25,538
1,409
Cameroon
23,869
436
22,177
1,256
Finland
22,652
388
16,800
5,464
Côte d'Ivoire
21,156
131
20,833
192
Sri Lanka
20,967
94
15,447
5,426
Uganda
18,406
186
8,764
9,456
Zambia
17,466
357
16,707
402
Madagascar
17,341
251
16,657
433
Sudan
16,431
1,202
9,854
5,375
Senegal
15,927
331
15,540
56
Mozambique
15,231
127
13,408
1,696
Angola
14,742
338
7,444
6,960
Latvia
14,273
184
1,686
12,403
Namibia
13,938
145
13,272
521
French Polynesia
13,517
70
4,842
8,605
Guinea
12,929
76
11,902
951
Maldives
12,810
46
11,660
1,104
DRC
12,365
331
11,433
601
Tajikistan
11,971
86
11,355
530
French Guiana
11,079
70
9,995
1,014
Estonia
10,541
97
6,052
4,392
Jamaica
10,422
243
5,572
4,607
Cabo Verde
10,400
104
9,833
463
Botswana
9,992
31
7,692
2,269
Zimbabwe
9,398
274
8,297
827
Malta
9,253
122
7,062
2,069
Haiti
9,229
232
7,886
1,111
Cyprus
9,199
46
2,055
7,098
Gabon
9,150
59
8,999
92
Guadeloupe
8,344
149
2,242
5,953
Mauritania
8,193
169
7,636
388
Cuba
7,950
133
7,428
389
Réunion
7,689
35
6,660
994
Bahamas
7,460
163
5,708
1,589
Syrian Arab Republic
7,369
385
3,213
3,771
Trinidad and Tobago
6,488
115
5,639
734
Andorra
6,351
76
5,503
772
Swaziland
6,247
120
5,878
249
Malawi
6,017
185
5,445
387
Hong Kong
5,867
108
5,295
464
Nicaragua
5,784
160
4,225
1,399
Rwanda
5,750
47
5,241
462
Djibouti
5,669
61
5,569
39
Congo
5,632
93
4,988
551
Martinique
5,413
40
98
5,275
Belize
5,335
125
2,899
2,311
Iceland
5,312
26
5,110
176
Suriname
5,300
117
5,177
6
Guyana
5,189
147
4,204
838
Equatorial Guinea
5,137
85
5,005
47
Mayotte
5,122
49
2,964
2,109
Central African Republic
4,911
63
1,924
2,924
Uruguay
4,870
72
3,827
971
Aruba
4,751
45
4,618
88
Somalia
4,445
113
3,412
920
Mali
4,417
148
3,054
1,215
Thailand
3,926
60
3,780
86
Gambia
3,726
123
3,585
18
South Sudan
3,073
61
2,938
74
Benin
2,916
43
2,579
294
Togo
2,872
64
2,295
513
Burkina Faso
2,757
68
2,557
132
Guinea-Bissau
2,422
43
2,309
70
Sierra Leone
2,406
74
1,829
503
Yemen
2,114
609
1,467
38
Lesotho
2,092
44
1,277
771
New Zealand
2,039
25
1,955
59
Curaçao
1,827
3
1,043
781
Chad
1,649
101
1,493
55
Liberia
1,551
82
1,331
138
San Marino
1,428
44
1,149
235
Niger
1,406
70
1,169
167
Vietnam
1,316
35
1,153
128
Liechtenstein
1,158
13
952
193
Channel Islands
1,124
48
937
139
Sint Maarten
1,020
25
906
89
Gibraltar
981
5
885
91
Sao Tome and Principe
981
17
926
38
Turks and Caicos Islands
746
6
700
40
Diamond Princess
712
13
659
40
Mongolia
699
0
342
357
Saint Martin
690
12
598
80
Burundi
673
1
575
97
Papua New Guinea
630
7
588
35
Taiwan
623
7
553
63
Comoros
607
7
579
21
Monaco
587
3
523
61
Eritrea
558
0
473
85
Tanzania
509
21
183
305
Faroe Islands
500
0
498
2
Mauritius
494
10
433
51
Bhutan
386
0
363
23
Isle of Man
369
25
336
8
Cambodia
307
0
298
9
Cayman Islands
266
2
249
15
Barbados
262
7
242
13
Bermuda
239
9
205
25
Saint Lucia
226
2
109
115
Seychelles
166
0
159
7
Caribbean Netherlands
161
3
155
3
Brunei
150
3
145
2
Antigua and Barbuda
140
4
129
7
St. Barth
127
0
94
33
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
84
0
78
6
Dominica
77
0
63
14
British Virgin Islands
71
1
70
0
Macao
46
0
46
0
Grenada
41
0
30
11
Lao People's Democratic Republic
39
0
24
15
Fiji
38
2
33
3
New Caledonia
32
0
32
0
Timor-Leste
30
0
30
0
Holy See (Vatican City State)
27
0
15
12
Saint Kitts and Nevis
22
0
19
3
Greenland
18
0
18
0
Solomon Islands
17
0
5
12
Saint Pierre Miquelon
16
0
12
4
Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
16
0
13
3
Montserrat
13
1
12
0
Western Sahara
10
1
8
1
MS Zaandam
9
2
0
7
Marshall Islands
4
0
1
3
Anguilla
4
0
3
1
Wallis and Futuna
3
0
1
2
Samoa
1
0
0
1
Vanuatu
1
0
0
1
Updated on November 25, 2020 12:21 pm

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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…