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All countries
64,933,345
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All countries
44,542,539
Recovered
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All countries
1,501,302
Deaths
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COVID19 Live Data

Country/Region
Confirmed cases
Deaths
Recovered
Active cases
USA
14,314,265
279,867
8,462,434
5,571,964
India
9,534,964
138,657
8,973,373
422,934
Brazil
6,436,650
174,531
5,698,353
563,766
Russia
2,375,546
41,607
1,859,851
474,088
France
2,244,635
53,816
165,563
2,025,256
Spain
1,682,533
45,784
0
1,636,749
UK
1,659,256
59,699
0
1,599,557
Italy
1,641,610
57,045
823,335
761,230
Argentina
1,440,103
39,156
1,268,358
132,589
Colombia
1,334,089
37,117
1,225,635
71,337
Mexico
1,133,613
107,565
836,567
189,481
Germany
1,105,832
17,812
779,500
308,520
Poland
1,028,610
18,828
646,560
363,222
Iran
989,572
48,990
688,054
252,528
Peru
967,075
36,076
899,213
31,786
South Africa
796,472
21,709
734,305
40,458
Ukraine
772,760
12,960
384,426
375,374
Turkey
700,880
14,129
414,141
272,610
Belgium
582,252
16,911
38,261
527,080
Indonesia
557,877
17,355
462,553
77,969
Iraq
556,728
12,340
486,313
58,075
Chile
553,898
15,438
529,501
8,959
Czechia
533,042
8,515
461,599
62,928
Netherlands
532,444
9,504
0
522,940
Romania
484,550
11,665
371,231
101,654
Bangladesh
471,739
6,748
388,379
76,612
Philippines
435,413
8,446
399,325
27,642
Pakistan
406,810
8,205
346,951
51,654
Canada
389,775
12,325
309,886
67,564
Morocco
364,190
5,985
314,237
43,968
Saudi Arabia
357,872
5,919
347,513
4,440
Israel
339,939
2,883
325,305
11,751
Switzerland
335,660
5,045
257,600
73,015
Portugal
303,846
4,645
223,446
75,755
Austria
289,461
3,446
233,657
52,358
Sweden
266,158
6,972
0
259,186
Nepal
236,246
1,538
218,161
16,547
Hungary
231,844
5,324
67,033
159,487
Jordan
227,208
2,854
168,429
55,925
Ecuador
194,876
13,562
169,804
11,510
Serbia
191,356
1,704
31,536
158,116
UAE
171,434
580
156,380
14,474
Panama
169,339
3,114
146,576
19,649
Bulgaria
151,913
4,347
55,206
92,360
Japan
150,386
2,172
127,304
20,910
Georgia
147,636
1,387
124,568
21,681
Dominican Republic
145,197
2,334
115,611
27,252
Bolivia
144,994
8,972
123,673
12,349
Kuwait
143,260
882
138,134
4,244
Costa Rica
141,340
1,739
88,226
51,375
Belarus
139,908
1,174
117,195
21,539
Qatar
139,256
239
136,513
2,504
Armenia
138,508
2,254
113,228
23,026
Croatia
134,881
1,916
110,355
22,610
Kazakhstan
133,887
1,990
118,004
13,893
Lebanon
131,297
1,055
83,034
47,208
Azerbaijan
129,544
1,470
79,162
48,912
Oman
124,329
1,435
115,866
7,028
Guatemala
123,460
4,191
112,181
7,088
Egypt
116,724
6,694
102,949
7,081
Slovakia
111,208
930
74,273
36,005
Ethiopia
110,984
1,715
76,067
33,202
Moldova
110,580
2,343
96,711
11,526
Greece
109,655
2,606
9,989
97,060
Honduras
109,144
2,930
48,877
57,337
Venezuela
103,067
905
98,030
4,132
Tunisia
99,280
3,359
73,607
22,314
Myanmar
93,600
1,998
72,601
19,001
Bosnia
90,378
2,773
54,967
32,638
Palestine
90,192
763
66,989
22,440
Bahrain
87,270
341
85,463
1,466
China
86,567
4,634
81,667
266
Kenya
85,130
1,484
56,464
27,182
Algeria
85,084
2,464
54,990
27,630
Paraguay
84,482
1,783
59,465
23,234
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
84,087
1,200
54,712
28,175
Denmark
83,535
852
66,086
16,597
Slovenia
79,566
1,547
57,447
20,572
Kyrgyzstan
73,933
1,281
65,589
7,063
Uzbekistan
73,431
611
70,712
2,108
Ireland
73,066
2,074
23,364
47,628
Malaysia
68,020
365
56,969
10,686
Nigeria
67,960
1,177
63,839
2,944
Lithuania
67,066
564
26,836
39,666
Macedonia
63,890
1,825
40,977
21,088
Singapore
58,239
29
58,144
66
Ghana
51,667
323
50,547
797
Afghanistan
47,258
1,841
37,302
8,115
Albania
39,719
839
19,912
18,968
El Salvador
39,130
1,134
35,839
2,157
Norway
36,969
351
27,414
9,204
Montenegro
36,351
510
25,409
10,432
Luxembourg
35,802
334
26,497
8,971
S. Korea
35,703
529
28,352
6,822
Australia
27,939
908
25,618
1,413
Finland
26,422
408
18,100
7,914
Sri Lanka
25,410
124
19,032
6,254
Cameroon
24,487
441
22,177
1,869
Uganda
21,409
206
9,044
12,159
Côte d'Ivoire
21,361
132
21,010
219
Latvia
18,377
224
1,823
16,330
Sudan
18,254
1,265
10,493
6,496
Zambia
17,700
357
17,086
257
Madagascar
17,341
251
16,657
433
Senegal
16,173
334
15,657
182
Mozambique
15,866
132
14,014
1,720
Angola
15,319
351
8,139
6,829
French Polynesia
14,716
77
4,842
9,797
Namibia
14,477
151
13,697
629
Estonia
13,469
123
8,182
5,164
Guinea
13,167
76
12,204
887
Maldives
13,070
47
12,001
1,022
DRC
12,987
336
11,694
957
Tajikistan
12,269
87
11,677
505
French Guiana
11,283
70
9,995
1,218
Cyprus
11,175
52
2,057
9,066
Cabo Verde
10,867
106
10,422
339
Jamaica
10,864
258
6,500
4,106
Botswana
10,742
34
7,912
2,796
Zimbabwe
10,129
277
8,643
1,209
Malta
10,101
146
7,887
2,068
Haiti
9,313
233
8,091
989
Gabon
9,239
60
9,089
90
Mauritania
8,863
179
7,780
904
Cuba
8,456
136
7,714
606
Guadeloupe
8,427
149
2,242
6,036
Réunion
8,102
40
7,172
890
Syrian Arab Republic
8,059
426
3,689
3,944
Bahamas
7,543
163
5,934
1,446
Andorra
6,842
76
5,988
778
Trinidad and Tobago
6,704
121
5,843
740
Hong Kong
6,590
110
5,423
1,057
Swaziland
6,455
122
6,032
301
Uruguay
6,225
80
4,584
1,561
Malawi
6,040
185
5,471
384
Rwanda
5,994
50
5,575
369
Belize
5,854
148
3,151
2,555
Nicaragua
5,838
161
4,225
1,452
Congo
5,774
94
4,988
692
Djibouti
5,682
61
5,587
34
Martinique
5,520
41
98
5,381
Guyana
5,449
151
4,530
768
Iceland
5,433
27
5,202
204
Suriname
5,320
117
5,200
3
Mayotte
5,181
49
2,964
2,168
Equatorial Guinea
5,156
85
5,009
62
Central African Republic
4,918
63
1,924
2,931
Aruba
4,902
45
4,718
139
Mali
4,837
161
3,263
1,413
Somalia
4,525
121
3,480
924
Thailand
4,039
60
3,832
147
Gambia
3,765
123
3,609
33
South Sudan
3,118
61
2,966
91
Benin
3,055
44
2,839
172
Togo
3,014
65
2,543
406
Burkina Faso
3,010
68
2,667
275
Curaçao
2,658
7
1,218
1,433
Guinea-Bissau
2,441
44
2,327
70
Sierra Leone
2,416
74
1,838
504
Yemen
2,217
621
1,518
78
Lesotho
2,142
44
1,278
820
New Zealand
2,069
25
1,974
70
Chad
1,705
102
1,539
64
San Marino
1,687
46
1,340
301
Niger
1,640
76
1,227
337
Liberia
1,595
83
1,343
169
Channel Islands
1,397
48
1,012
337
Vietnam
1,358
35
1,201
122
Liechtenstein
1,318
16
1,149
153
Sint Maarten
1,092
25
976
91
Gibraltar
1,035
5
954
76
Sao Tome and Principe
997
17
934
46
Mongolia
819
0
365
454
Turks and Caicos Islands
751
6
733
12
Saint Martin
717
12
641
64
Diamond Princess
712
13
659
40
Burundi
689
1
575
113
Taiwan
686
7
572
107
Papua New Guinea
669
7
597
65
Monaco
621
3
563
55
Comoros
613
7
586
20
Eritrea
577
0
498
79
Tanzania
509
21
183
305
Mauritius
508
10
465
33
Faroe Islands
503
0
500
3
Bhutan
415
0
386
29
Isle of Man
369
25
344
0
Cambodia
331
0
304
27
Cayman Islands
285
2
256
27
Barbados
279
7
255
17
Bermuda
267
9
215
43
Saint Lucia
261
2
141
118
Seychelles
183
0
162
21
Caribbean Netherlands
162
3
157
2
Brunei
151
3
145
3
St. Barth
147
1
105
41
Antigua and Barbuda
144
4
133
7
Dominica
85
0
63
22
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
85
0
80
5
British Virgin Islands
72
1
71
0
Macao
46
0
46
0
Fiji
42
2
33
7
Grenada
41
0
30
11
Lao People's Democratic Republic
39
0
26
13
New Caledonia
33
0
32
1
Timor-Leste
31
0
30
1
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
Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
17
0
15
2
Saint Pierre Miquelon
16
0
14
2
Montserrat
13
1
12
0
Western Sahara
10
1
8
1
MS Zaandam
9
2
0
7
Anguilla
6
0
3
3
Marshall Islands
4
0
4
0
Wallis and Futuna
3
0
1
2
Samoa
2
0
0
2
Vanuatu
1
0
1
0
Updated on December 3, 2020 10:15 am

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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…

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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…