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COVID19 Live Data

Country/Region
Confirmed cases
Deaths
Recovered
Active cases
USA
46,502,517
760,080
36,375,189
9,367,248
India
34,231,161
456,416
33,606,488
168,257
Brazil
21,748,984
606,293
20,944,087
198,604
UK
8,897,149
140,041
7,232,313
1,524,795
Russia
8,352,601
233,898
7,242,735
875,968
Turkey
7,936,007
69,769
7,376,821
489,417
France
7,133,766
117,555
6,921,146
95,065
Iran
5,888,100
125,716
5,455,329
307,055
Argentina
5,283,000
115,866
5,149,181
17,953
Spain
5,006,675
87,289
4,861,043
58,343
Colombia
4,994,014
127,133
4,838,063
28,818
Italy
4,752,368
131,954
4,545,049
75,365
Germany
4,521,407
95,894
4,237,100
188,413
Indonesia
4,241,809
143,299
4,085,775
12,735
Mexico
3,788,986
286,888
3,153,067
349,031
Poland
2,990,509
76,672
2,690,582
223,255
South Africa
2,920,109
88,987
2,812,320
18,802
Ukraine
2,825,733
65,628
2,401,705
358,400
Philippines
2,768,849
42,348
2,676,349
50,152
Malaysia
2,448,372
28,674
2,347,985
71,713
Peru
2,197,052
200,118
0
1,996,934
Netherlands
2,100,866
18,357
1,979,545
102,964
Iraq
2,050,652
23,061
1,993,877
33,714
Thailand
1,875,315
18,922
1,758,297
98,096
Czechia
1,741,859
30,667
1,669,657
41,535
Japan
1,717,367
18,221
1,694,452
4,694
Canada
1,704,712
28,851
1,649,966
25,895
Chile
1,686,318
37,697
1,634,860
13,761
Romania
1,602,830
46,015
1,358,530
198,285
Bangladesh
1,568,563
27,841
1,532,468
8,254
Belgium
1,333,947
25,914
1,209,523
98,510
Israel
1,325,496
8,073
1,307,148
10,275
Pakistan
1,270,322
28,405
1,217,935
23,982
Sweden
1,169,530
14,982
1,136,157
18,391
Serbia
1,118,905
9,698
985,074
124,133
Portugal
1,087,245
18,144
1,037,585
31,516
Cuba
948,847
8,210
935,732
4,905
Morocco
944,803
14,636
925,125
5,042
Kazakhstan
932,688
12,001
876,699
43,988
Vietnam
900,585
21,856
812,314
66,415
Switzerland
869,041
11,220
825,306
32,515
Jordan
856,450
10,983
826,272
19,195
Hungary
855,339
30,647
796,435
28,257
Nepal
810,880
11,380
789,125
10,375
Austria
809,086
11,289
762,727
35,070
UAE
739,566
2,135
733,640
3,791
Greece
728,210
15,770
674,189
38,251
Tunisia
712,013
25,213
685,508
1,292
Georgia
703,281
9,873
642,701
50,707
Lebanon
638,581
8,465
613,770
16,346
Guatemala
596,417
14,797
574,566
7,054
Belarus
592,224
4,563
564,660
23,001
Bulgaria
582,122
23,440
471,403
87,279
Costa Rica
557,922
6,997
490,672
60,253
Saudi Arabia
548,423
8,785
537,418
2,220
Sri Lanka
538,186
13,674
504,376
20,136
Azerbaijan
522,368
6,966
487,674
27,728
Ecuador
515,659
32,953
443,880
38,826
Bolivia
510,470
18,903
473,195
18,372
Myanmar
496,901
18,603
461,883
16,415
Panama
471,884
7,314
462,287
2,283
Slovakia
465,027
12,957
416,951
35,119
Paraguay
460,815
16,233
444,303
279
Croatia
453,936
9,116
424,175
20,645
Ireland
435,526
5,436
380,352
49,738
Palestine
422,286
4,389
411,163
6,734
Kuwait
412,578
2,461
409,679
438
Venezuela
402,407
4,836
384,305
13,266
Lithuania
396,047
5,720
351,657
38,670
Uruguay
392,585
6,074
384,702
1,809
Denmark
380,949
2,708
363,255
14,986
Dominican Republic
377,385
4,114
367,642
5,629
Honduras
374,783
10,211
115,547
249,025
Ethiopia
363,240
6,393
336,914
19,933
S. Korea
356,305
2,797
329,658
23,850
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
355,490
5,048
292,346
58,096
Mongolia
353,504
1,689
313,256
38,559
Moldova
330,799
7,576
308,832
14,391
Egypt
326,379
18,375
275,637
32,367
Slovenia
326,083
4,713
299,171
22,199
Oman
304,219
4,111
299,569
539
Armenia
300,143
6,151
263,716
30,276
Bahrain
276,635
1,393
274,640
602
Kenya
252,938
5,266
246,505
1,167
Bosnia
251,264
11,450
192,218
47,596
Qatar
238,845
609
237,166
1,070
Nigeria
211,330
2,884
202,803
5,643
Zambia
209,648
3,660
205,873
115
Latvia
208,783
3,109
170,835
34,839
Algeria
205,990
5,899
141,335
58,756
Norway
203,050
900
88,952
113,198
Macedonia
200,856
7,087
187,374
6,395
Estonia
186,530
1,483
161,620
23,427
Botswana
185,985
2,402
182,304
1,279
Uzbekistan
184,563
1,312
180,305
2,946
Albania
183,282
2,893
172,958
7,431
Kyrgyzstan
180,865
2,661
175,302
2,902
Singapore
179,095
339
148,408
30,348
Australia
163,866
1,669
130,922
31,275
Finland
156,286
1,150
46,000
109,136
Afghanistan
156,124
7,266
128,274
20,584
Mozambique
151,243
1,929
148,979
335
Montenegro
142,308
2,082
135,949
4,277
Zimbabwe
132,724
4,674
127,497
553
Ghana
130,041
1,174
127,050
1,817
Namibia
128,868
3,550
124,518
800
Uganda
125,861
3,204
96,589
26,068
Cyprus
121,986
571
90,755
30,660
Cambodia
118,111
2,758
113,791
1,562
El Salvador
113,422
3,596
94,980
14,846
Cameroon
100,289
1,600
80,433
18,256
Rwanda
99,474
1,321
45,512
52,641
China
96,899
4,636
91,620
643
Jamaica
88,480
2,184
56,944
29,352
Maldives
87,186
242
85,378
1,566
Luxembourg
81,363
843
78,535
1,985
Senegal
73,902
1,878
71,998
26
Angola
64,033
1,702
52,833
9,498
Malawi
61,766
2,296
57,177
2,293
Côte d'Ivoire
61,221
691
59,852
678
DRC
57,453
1,091
50,930
5,432
Trinidad and Tobago
56,013
1,655
49,616
4,742
Réunion
54,668
374
53,879
415
Guadeloupe
54,350
736
2,250
51,364
Fiji
52,079
673
49,143
2,263
Suriname
48,548
1,069
29,449
18,030
Swaziland
46,390
1,242
45,075
73
French Guiana
44,347
302
9,995
34,050
Madagascar
42,898
958
41,322
618
Martinique
42,634
670
104
41,860
Syrian Arab Republic
42,076
2,526
25,926
13,624
Sudan
40,238
3,099
32,905
4,234
French Polynesia
40,178
635
33,500
6,043
Cabo Verde
38,151
349
37,524
278
Lao People's Democratic Republic
37,751
59
6,558
31,134
Malta
37,595
460
36,524
611
Mauritania
37,032
792
35,736
504
Guyana
35,170
899
30,933
3,338
Gabon
34,898
230
28,567
6,101
Guinea
30,647
385
29,511
751
Papua New Guinea
28,487
335
25,219
2,933
Belize
26,152
482
22,957
2,713
Tanzania
26,115
725
0
25,390
Togo
26,011
242
25,474
295
Benin
24,749
161
24,346
242
Haiti
23,619
662
20,249
2,708
Bahamas
22,259
642
20,261
1,356
Seychelles
22,086
119
21,747
220
Lesotho
21,598
657
12,227
8,714
Somalia
21,269
1,180
9,927
10,162
Mayotte
20,497
182
2,964
17,351
Burundi
19,954
38
773
19,143
Timor-Leste
19,785
121
19,608
56
Mauritius
17,416
160
1,854
15,402
Tajikistan
17,086
124
16,960
2
Curaçao
17,027
173
16,703
151
Congo
16,868
249
12,421
4,198
Nicaragua
16,422
207
4,225
11,990
Taiwan
16,388
847
15,424
117
Barbados
16,033
143
10,429
5,461
Mali
15,879
559
14,597
723
Aruba
15,848
171
15,513
164
Andorra
15,425
130
15,205
90
Burkina Faso
14,793
214
14,287
292
Djibouti
13,461
181
13,215
65
Iceland
13,313
33
12,484
796
Equatorial Guinea
13,236
163
12,565
508
Channel Islands
12,827
99
12,135
593
Brunei
12,710
82
10,275
2,353
Saint Lucia
12,465
250
11,842
373
Hong Kong
12,336
213
12,033
90
South Sudan
12,293
133
12,008
152
Central African Republic
11,518
100
6,859
4,559
New Caledonia
10,768
263
55
10,450
Gambia
9,959
340
9,603
16
Yemen
9,728
1,868
6,332
1,528
Isle of Man
9,417
57
8,492
868
Eritrea
6,800
45
6,719
36
Sierra Leone
6,396
121
4,393
1,882
Niger
6,260
208
5,935
117
Guinea-Bissau
6,133
141
5,492
500
Gibraltar
5,919
98
5,646
175
New Zealand
5,899
28
4,567
1,304
Grenada
5,824
197
5,503
124
Liberia
5,811
287
5,458
66
Bermuda
5,625
98
5,400
127
San Marino
5,509
92
5,383
34
Chad
5,067
174
4,874
19
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
4,905
64
3,060
1,781
Dominica
4,659
30
4,248
381
Sint Maarten
4,484
75
4,370
39
Comoros
4,233
147
4,048
38
Antigua and Barbuda
4,031
99
3,541
391
Saint Martin
3,850
55
1,399
2,396
Sao Tome and Principe
3,705
56
3,211
438
Liechtenstein
3,547
61
3,441
45
Monaco
3,399
36
3,337
26
Turks and Caicos Islands
2,961
23
2,882
56
British Virgin Islands
2,725
37
2,649
39
Saint Kitts and Nevis
2,637
21
2,313
303
Bhutan
2,620
3
2,610
7
Caribbean Netherlands
2,402
19
2,294
89
Faroe Islands
1,778
2
1,339
437
St. Barth
1,589
6
462
1,121
Cayman Islands
1,279
2
957
320
Anguilla
859
1
749
109
Greenland
779
0
704
75
Diamond Princess
712
13
699
0
Wallis and Futuna
445
7
438
0
Macao
77
0
66
11
Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
68
0
67
1
Montserrat
41
1
34
6
Saint Pierre Miquelon
32
0
32
0
Holy See (Vatican City State)
27
0
27
0
Solomon Islands
20
0
20
0
Western Sahara
10
1
8
1
MS Zaandam
9
2
7
0
Palau
8
0
8
0
Vanuatu
6
1
3
2
Marshall Islands
4
0
4
0
Samoa
3
0
3
0
Saint Helena
2
0
2
0
Micronesia
1
0
1
0
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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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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…

‘Some of that happened to me too’ – journalist Sipho Hlongwane on growing up at KwaSizabantu

Journalist and columnist Sipho Hlongwane on Monday shared his own memories of life at KwaSizabantu in an interview on CapeTalk.He said he believed that there would never be an apology or justice for what they had been through.He called for the mission to "live according to what they told us, to live their own words"."When…

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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…