Global Statistics

All countries
33,303,226
Confirmed
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All countries
24,414,316
Recovered
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All countries
1,002,383
Deaths
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Global Statistics

All countries
33,303,226
Confirmed
Updated on September 28, 2020 2:16 am
All countries
24,414,316
Recovered
Updated on September 28, 2020 2:16 am
All countries
1,002,383
Deaths
Updated on September 28, 2020 2:16 am

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COVID19 Live Data

Country/Region
Confirmed cases
Deaths
Recovered
Active cases
USA
7,321,343
209,453
4,560,456
2,551,434
India
6,073,348
95,574
5,013,367
964,407
Brazil
4,732,309
141,776
4,060,088
530,445
Russia
1,151,438
20,324
943,218
187,896
Colombia
813,056
25,488
711,472
76,096
Peru
805,302
32,262
664,490
108,550
Spain
735,198
31,232
0
703,966
Mexico
730,317
76,430
523,831
130,056
Argentina
711,325
15,749
565,935
129,641
South Africa
670,766
16,398
603,721
50,647
France
538,569
31,727
94,891
411,951
Chile
457,901
12,641
431,704
13,556
Iran
446,448
25,589
374,170
46,689
UK
434,969
41,988
0
392,981
Bangladesh
359,148
5,161
270,491
83,496
Iraq
349,450
8,990
280,673
59,787
Saudi Arabia
333,193
4,683
317,005
11,505
Turkey
314,433
7,997
275,630
30,806
Pakistan
310,275
6,457
295,613
8,205
Italy
309,870
35,835
224,417
49,618
Philippines
304,226
5,344
252,510
46,372
Germany
286,338
9,534
250,800
26,004
Indonesia
275,213
10,386
203,014
61,813
Israel
231,026
1,466
159,931
69,629
Ukraine
198,634
3,959
87,882
106,793
Canada
153,125
9,268
131,098
12,759
Ecuador
134,747
11,279
112,296
11,172
Bolivia
133,901
7,858
93,791
32,252
Qatar
125,084
214
121,995
2,875
Romania
122,673
4,718
98,607
19,348
Morocco
117,685
2,069
95,591
20,025
Belgium
112,803
9,974
19,246
83,583
Netherlands
111,626
6,374
0
105,252
Dominican Republic
111,386
2,095
85,965
23,326
Panama
110,555
2,340
87,215
21,000
Kazakhstan
107,723
1,699
102,666
3,358
Kuwait
103,544
601
94,929
8,014
Egypt
102,840
5,883
95,080
1,877
Oman
97,450
909
87,801
8,740
UAE
91,469
412
80,544
10,513
Sweden
90,923
5,880
0
85,043
Guatemala
90,092
3,229
78,698
8,165
Poland
87,330
2,432
67,904
16,994
China
85,372
4,634
80,553
185
Japan
81,690
1,545
74,607
5,538
Belarus
77,609
818
74,120
2,671
Honduras
74,548
2,288
26,088
46,172
Portugal
73,604
1,953
47,647
24,004
Nepal
73,394
477
53,898
19,019
Ethiopia
73,332
1,170
30,363
41,799
Venezuela
72,691
606
62,427
9,658
Costa Rica
72,049
828
27,760
43,461
Bahrain
69,361
242
62,887
6,232
Czechia
64,597
606
31,268
32,723
Nigeria
58,324
1,108
49,794
7,422
Singapore
57,700
27
57,367
306
Uzbekistan
55,320
458
51,829
3,033
Switzerland
51,864
2,064
42,700
7,100
Algeria
51,067
1,714
35,860
13,493
Moldova
50,875
1,287
37,842
11,746
Armenia
49,400
951
43,613
4,836
Ghana
46,387
299
45,618
470
Kyrgyzstan
46,251
1,063
42,453
2,735
Austria
42,876
787
33,589
8,500
Azerbaijan
40,023
586
37,655
1,782
Afghanistan
39,227
1,453
32,642
5,132
Palestine
38,703
291
29,068
9,344
Paraguay
38,684
803
22,419
15,462
Kenya
38,115
691
24,621
12,803
Lebanon
36,254
347
16,089
19,818
Ireland
34,990
1,802
23,364
9,824
Serbia
33,384
747
31,536
1,101
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
32,364
520
18,128
13,716
El Salvador
28,630
826
22,879
4,925
Australia
27,044
875
24,632
1,537
Bosnia
26,920
822
19,746
6,352
Denmark
26,637
649
19,650
6,338
Hungary
24,014
736
5,141
18,137
S. Korea
23,661
406
21,292
1,963
Cameroon
20,735
418
19,440
877
Bulgaria
20,055
796
14,176
5,083
Côte d'Ivoire
19,629
120
19,163
346
Macedonia
17,629
725
14,581
2,323
Greece
17,444
379
9,989
7,076
Madagascar
16,285
229
14,922
1,134
Croatia
16,197
272
14,609
1,316
Tunisia
16,114
214
5,032
10,868
Senegal
14,909
308
12,113
2,488
Zambia
14,641
332
13,784
525
Norway
13,698
270
11,190
2,238
Sudan
13,606
836
6,764
6,006
Albania
13,259
377
7,397
5,485
Namibia
11,033
120
8,776
2,137
Malaysia
10,919
134
9,835
950
Myanmar
10,734
226
2,862
7,646
DRC
10,612
271
10,093
248
Guinea
10,580
66
9,892
622
Montenegro
10,313
158
6,456
3,699
Maldives
10,098
34
8,847
1,217
French Guiana
9,863
65
9,500
298
Finland
9,682
343
7,850
1,489
Tajikistan
9,646
75
8,430
1,141
Slovakia
9,078
44
4,178
4,856
Haiti
8,740
227
6,688
1,825
Gabon
8,728
54
7,934
740
Jordan
8,492
45
4,222
4,225
Luxembourg
8,357
124
6,976
1,257
Mozambique
7,983
58
4,807
3,118
Zimbabwe
7,812
227
6,106
1,479
Uganda
7,530
73
3,647
3,810
Mauritania
7,464
161
7,070
233
Jamaica
6,017
89
1,706
4,222
Cabo Verde
5,771
57
5,031
683
Malawi
5,768
179
4,206
1,383
Cuba
5,457
122
4,751
584
Swaziland
5,431
108
4,821
502
Djibouti
5,409
61
5,340
8
Slovenia
5,350
147
3,555
1,648
Georgia
5,254
28
1,906
3,320
Nicaragua
5,073
149
2,913
2,011
Hong Kong
5,066
105
4,786
175
Equatorial Guinea
5,028
83
4,740
205
Congo
5,008
89
3,887
1,032
Suriname
4,835
102
4,661
72
Rwanda
4,820
29
3,099
1,692
Central African Republic
4,806
62
1,840
2,904
Angola
4,718
174
1,707
2,837
Guadeloupe
4,487
42
2,199
2,246
Lithuania
4,385
91
2,327
1,967
Trinidad and Tobago
4,362
71
2,234
2,057
Syrian Arab Republic
4,072
192
1,062
2,818
Aruba
3,844
25
2,948
871
Bahamas
3,838
89
2,005
1,744
Réunion
3,685
11
2,819
855
Somalia
3,588
99
2,946
543
Gambia
3,569
111
2,161
1,297
Mayotte
3,541
40
2,964
537
Thailand
3,523
59
3,367
97
Sri Lanka
3,360
13
3,208
139
Estonia
3,200
64
2,506
630
Mali
3,086
130
2,420
536
Malta
2,979
31
2,358
590
Botswana
2,921
16
701
2,204
Guyana
2,772
76
1,564
1,132
South Sudan
2,686
49
1,290
1,347
Iceland
2,623
10
2,158
455
Benin
2,340
40
1,960
340
Guinea-Bissau
2,324
39
1,549
736
Sierra Leone
2,215
72
1,681
462
Yemen
2,030
587
1,266
177
Uruguay
2,008
47
1,728
233
Burkina Faso
2,008
56
1,276
676
Andorra
1,836
53
1,263
520
New Zealand
1,833
25
1,753
55
Belize
1,825
24
1,165
636
Togo
1,743
46
1,330
367
Cyprus
1,696
22
1,369
305
Latvia
1,676
36
1,304
336
French Polynesia
1,579
6
1,335
238
Lesotho
1,558
35
797
726
Liberia
1,339
82
1,221
36
Martinique
1,290
20
98
1,172
Niger
1,196
69
1,107
20
Chad
1,178
84
1,005
89
Vietnam
1,074
35
999
40
Sao Tome and Principe
911
15
883
13
San Marino
727
42
676
9
Diamond Princess
712
13
651
48
Turks and Caicos Islands
681
5
620
56
Channel Islands
656
48
600
8
Sint Maarten
633
22
532
79
Papua New Guinea
532
7
516
9
Taiwan
510
7
480
23
Tanzania
509
21
183
305
Burundi
485
1
472
12
Comoros
478
7
458
13
Faroe Islands
460
0
423
37
Saint Martin
383
8
273
102
Gibraltar
379
0
341
38
Eritrea
375
0
341
34
Mauritius
367
10
343
14
Curaçao
360
1
141
218
Isle of Man
340
24
314
2
Mongolia
313
0
303
10
Cambodia
276
0
274
2
Bhutan
271
0
205
66
Cayman Islands
210
1
207
2
Monaco
210
2
169
39
Barbados
190
7
178
5
Bermuda
181
9
167
5
Brunei
146
3
142
1
Seychelles
143
0
140
3
Liechtenstein
117
1
110
6
Antigua and Barbuda
101
3
92
6
Caribbean Netherlands
85
1
21
63
British Virgin Islands
71
1
62
8
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
64
0
64
0
St. Barth
48
0
25
23
Macao
46
0
46
0
Fiji
32
2
28
2
Dominica
30
0
24
6
New Caledonia
27
0
26
1
Timor-Leste
27
0
27
0
Saint Lucia
27
0
27
0
Grenada
24
0
24
0
Lao People's Democratic Republic
23
0
22
1
Saint Kitts and Nevis
19
0
17
2
Saint Pierre Miquelon
16
0
6
10
Greenland
14
0
14
0
Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
13
0
13
0
Montserrat
13
1
12
0
Holy See (Vatican City State)
12
0
12
0
Western Sahara
10
1
8
1
MS Zaandam
9
2
0
7
Anguilla
3
0
3
0
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Hawaii health officials report 1 new COVID-19 death on Oahu and 98 new cases statewide -Advertiser

Hawaii Department of Health officials today reported one new coronavirus-related death on Oahu and 98 new infections statewide, bringing the totals since the start of the pandemic to 132 fatalities and 12,116 cases. No further details were immediately available about the latest death. The Hawaii Department of Health has yet to officially count about a…

Three talking points from the Premier League as handball rules causes frustration

Eric Dier and Andy Carroll (Getty Images) Leicester stormed back to the top of the Premier League table by scoring five against a Pep Guardiola team for the first time in the Catalan's coaching career as Manchester City's title challenge hit an early stumbling block in a 5-2 defeat.City conceded three penalties, but none of…

Sufficient Levels of Vitamin D Significantly Reduces Complications, Death Among COVID-19 Patients

Hospitalized COVID-19 patients who were vitamin D sufficient, with a blood level of 25-hydroxyvitamin D of at least 30 ng/mL (a measure of vitamin D status), had a significant decreased risk for adverse clinical outcomes including becoming unconscious, hypoxia (body starved for oxygen) and death. In addition, they had lower blood levels of an inflammatory…

Every day ke payday for Daily Lotto players

(Screenshot) The jackpot prize in Sunday's Daily Lotto draw rolled down to the next level with 207 players winning R1 338 by matching four numbers.Here are the results for the draw:Download the News24 app via the Play or iTunes App stores and get a free alert moments after each Lotto draw with the winning numbers.…

Mali president names diplomat Moctar Ouane as interim prime minister

Former foreign minister Moctar Ouane was named as Mali's interim prime minister, state television said on Sunday, a move likely to trigger the lifting of sanctions imposed by the West Africa regional bloc in the aftermath of the military coup last month.A veteran diplomat, Ouane, 64, served as Mali's ambassador to the United Nations in…

Tiny airborne particles may pose a big coronavirus problem

coronavirus take turns sitting in a chair and putting their faces into the big end of a large cone. They recite the alphabet and sing or just sit quietly for a half hour. Sometimes they cough.The cone sucks up everything that comes out of their mouths and noses. It's part of a device called “Gesundheit…

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Baking without eggs: How to use aquafaba to make meringues

You don't need eggs to make meringues, pancakes and a host of other baked goods. If you know the science behind it, there are ingredients such as aquafaba that can do the same job Humans 15 April 2020 By Donna Lu Ekaterina Khabieva/Alamy What you need 400g can of chickpeas Lemon juice Sugar I DON’T…

New Scientist puzzle #55: Ton up

Try our brain-teaser based on the number 100. Can you divide it into four parts in a way that makes a pattern? Plus, the solution to puzzle #54 15 April 2020 By Donna Lu #55 Ton up How can you divide 100 into four parts such that: adding 4 to the first part, subtracting 4…

The worst April fools’ papers of 2020

Making jokes on academic websites, plus a cautionary tale of experimenting with magnets in Feedback’s weird weekly round-up 15 April 2020 By Donna Lu Funny weather If there are any constants in this world, which at the time of writing feels like an increasingly unsafe bet, the status of 1 April as the year’s least…

My patient’s marriage was saved by a brain injury

Our brains influence all aspects of our lives, including our sexual desires. This means brain injuries can have some surprising effects, says Amee Baird Health 15 April 2020 By Donna Lu C PM Images/Getty Images So, what you do? I’m a clinical neuropsychologist, which means I see patients with known or suspected brain injuries or…

Hydroxychloroquine does not clear coronavirus, but can alleviate symptoms, study says

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.A study of COVID-19 patients in China who received hydroxychloroquine showed the anti-malarial drug did not clear the patients of the virus."The overall 28-day negative conversion rate was not different between [standard-of-care] plus [hydroxychloroquine and standard-of-care] group (Kaplan-Meier estimates 85.4%…

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Tiny airborne particles may pose a big coronavirus problem

coronavirus take turns sitting in a chair and putting their faces into the big end of a large cone. They recite the alphabet and sing or just sit quietly for a half hour. Sometimes they cough.The cone sucks up everything that comes out of their mouths and noses. It's part of a device called “Gesundheit…

Jamie Vardy hat-trick helps Leicester run riot against Manchester City

Jamie Vardy (Getty Images) Jamie Vardy hit a hat-trick as Leicester exposed Manchester City's defensive flaws with a stunning 5-2 win at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday.Pep Guardiola's side went ahead after just four minutes thanks to Riyad Mahrez's thunderous strike.But that was as good as it got for City as Vardy tore Guardiola's creaky…

Mourinho walks off after Tottenham denied by late Newcastle penalty

Jose Mourinho (Getty Images) Tottenham were denied by another controversial penalty given for handball deep into stoppage time as Callum Wilson's spot-kick snatched a 1-1 draw for Newcastle on Sunday.Spurs had just Lucas Moura's goal to show for a dominant first-half display and were made to pay when Eric Dier was penalised after a VAR…