Global Statistics

All countries
19,703,166
Confirmed
Updated on August 8, 2020 7:12 pm
All countries
12,437,828
Recovered
Updated on August 8, 2020 7:12 pm
All countries
727,031
Deaths
Updated on August 8, 2020 7:12 pm

Global Statistics

All countries
19,703,166
Confirmed
Updated on August 8, 2020 7:12 pm
All countries
12,437,828
Recovered
Updated on August 8, 2020 7:12 pm
All countries
727,031
Deaths
Updated on August 8, 2020 7:12 pm

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COVID19 Live Data

Country/Region
Confirmed cases
Deaths
Recovered
Active cases
USA
5,120,970
164,577
2,620,156
2,336,237
Brazil
2,988,796
100,240
2,068,394
820,162
India
2,152,020
43,453
1,479,804
628,763
Russia
882,347
14,854
690,207
177,286
South Africa
545,476
9,909
394,759
140,808
Mexico
469,407
51,311
313,386
104,710
Peru
463,875
20,649
314,332
128,894
Chile
371,023
10,011
344,133
16,879
Colombia
367,196
12,250
198,495
156,451
Spain
361,442
28,503
0
332,939
Iran
324,692
18,264
282,122
24,306
UK
309,763
46,566
0
263,197
Saudi Arabia
287,262
3,130
250,440
33,692
Pakistan
283,487
6,068
259,604
17,815
Bangladesh
255,113
3,365
146,604
105,144
Italy
250,103
35,203
201,947
12,953
Turkey
239,622
5,829
222,656
11,137
Argentina
235,677
4,450
108,242
122,985
Germany
216,692
9,259
197,400
10,033
France
197,921
30,324
82,836
84,761
Iraq
147,389
5,310
105,504
36,575
Philippines
126,885
2,209
67,117
57,559
Indonesia
123,503
5,658
79,306
38,539
Canada
118,985
8,970
103,435
6,580
Qatar
112,650
182
109,438
3,030
Kazakhstan
97,829
1,058
71,609
25,162
Egypt
95,147
4,971
50,553
39,623
Ecuador
93,572
5,916
71,605
16,051
Bolivia
87,891
3,524
28,139
56,228
China
84,596
4,634
79,123
839
Sweden
82,323
5,763
0
76,560
Israel
82,279
592
57,068
24,619
Oman
81,357
509
73,481
7,367
Ukraine
79,750
1,879
43,655
34,216
Dominican Republic
78,778
1,289
42,538
34,951
Belgium
72,784
9,866
17,728
45,190
Panama
72,560
1,591
46,675
24,294
Kuwait
71,199
474
62,806
7,919
Belarus
68,738
585
64,744
3,409
UAE
62,300
356
56,245
5,699
Romania
60,623
2,659
29,872
28,092
Netherlands
57,987
6,157
0
51,830
Guatemala
56,189
2,197
44,072
9,920
Singapore
54,929
27
48,583
6,319
Portugal
52,537
1,750
38,364
12,423
Poland
51,167
1,800
36,403
12,964
Honduras
46,365
1,465
6,355
38,545
Nigeria
45,687
936
32,637
12,114
Japan
43,815
1,033
30,153
12,629
Bahrain
43,307
159
40,276
2,872
Ghana
40,533
206
37,702
2,625
Armenia
40,185
785
32,395
7,005
Kyrgyzstan
39,571
1,459
31,062
7,050
Afghanistan
37,054
1,312
25,960
9,782
Switzerland
36,451
1,986
31,900
2,565
Algeria
34,639
1,293
24,083
9,263
Azerbaijan
33,481
488
30,056
2,937
Morocco
32,007
480
22,190
9,337
Uzbekistan
29,652
187
21,006
8,459
Serbia
27,863
632
14,047
13,184
Moldova
27,443
841
19,100
7,502
Ireland
26,644
1,772
23,364
1,508
Kenya
25,837
418
11,899
13,520
Venezuela
24,166
208
12,470
11,488
Nepal
22,592
73
16,313
6,206
Ethiopia
22,253
390
9,707
12,156
Costa Rica
22,081
218
7,266
14,597
Austria
21,919
721
19,812
1,386
Australia
20,698
278
11,320
9,100
El Salvador
19,978
536
9,515
9,927
Czechia
18,146
389
12,764
4,993
Cameroon
17,718
391
15,320
2,007
Côte d'Ivoire
16,524
104
12,802
3,618
S. Korea
14,562
304
13,629
629
Denmark
14,442
617
12,840
985
Palestine
13,928
96
7,706
6,126
Bosnia
13,687
394
7,373
5,920
Bulgaria
13,209
442
7,622
5,145
Madagascar
12,922
141
10,604
2,177
Sudan
11,894
773
6,243
4,878
Macedonia
11,754
523
7,622
3,609
Senegal
11,003
229
7,329
3,445
Norway
9,568
256
8,857
455
DRC
9,436
218
8,275
943
Malaysia
9,070
125
8,775
170
French Guiana
8,204
47
7,320
837
Gabon
7,923
51
5,704
2,168
Zambia
7,903
203
6,431
1,269
Guinea
7,777
50
6,800
927
Tajikistan
7,706
62
6,484
1,160
Haiti
7,599
177
4,893
2,529
Finland
7,568
331
6,980
257
Luxembourg
7,113
119
5,848
1,146
Paraguay
6,508
69
5,123
1,316
Mauritania
6,498
157
5,443
898
Albania
6,275
193
3,268
2,814
Lebanon
6,223
78
2,043
4,102
Croatia
5,543
157
4,817
569
Greece
5,421
211
1,374
3,836
Djibouti
5,338
59
5,083
196
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
5,079
108
660
4,311
Equatorial Guinea
4,821
83
2,182
2,556
Maldives
4,769
19
2,754
1,996
Hungary
4,653
602
3,491
560
Central African Republic
4,641
59
1,716
2,866
Malawi
4,624
143
2,329
2,152
Zimbabwe
4,451
102
1,345
3,004
Hong Kong
4,008
47
2,755
1,206
Nicaragua
3,902
123
2,913
866
Congo
3,637
58
1,589
1,990
Montenegro
3,549
61
2,296
1,192
Thailand
3,348
58
3,150
140
Somalia
3,227
93
1,728
1,406
Swaziland
3,128
56
1,565
1,507
Mayotte
3,068
39
2,835
194
Sri Lanka
2,841
11
2,576
254
Cuba
2,829
88
2,429
312
Namibia
2,802
16
575
2,211
Cabo Verde
2,780
29
2,042
709
Slovakia
2,566
31
1,861
674
Mali
2,561
125
1,956
480
South Sudan
2,463
47
1,175
1,241
Slovenia
2,247
126
1,927
194
Lithuania
2,231
81
1,668
482
Mozambique
2,213
15
827
1,371
Suriname
2,203
29
1,505
669
Estonia
2,147
63
1,961
123
Rwanda
2,128
5
1,297
826
Guinea-Bissau
2,032
27
944
1,061
Iceland
1,955
10
1,833
112
Benin
1,936
38
1,600
298
Sierra Leone
1,887
68
1,435
384
Yemen
1,796
512
907
377
Tunisia
1,656
51
1,251
354
New Zealand
1,569
22
1,524
23
Angola
1,538
67
544
927
Uruguay
1,325
37
1,095
193
Latvia
1,288
32
1,070
186
Uganda
1,267
6
1,115
146
Jordan
1,246
11
1,178
57
Liberia
1,230
78
705
447
Cyprus
1,222
19
856
347
Georgia
1,216
17
996
203
Burkina Faso
1,175
54
974
147
Niger
1,153
69
1,057
27
Syrian Arab Republic
1,125
50
331
744
Gambia
1,090
19
146
925
Malta
1,035
9
675
351
Togo
1,028
22
710
296
Jamaica
987
13
745
229
Andorra
955
52
839
64
Chad
942
76
838
28
Sao Tome and Principe
878
15
799
64
Bahamas
830
14
95
721
Botswana
804
2
63
739
Vietnam
797
10
395
392
Lesotho
742
23
175
544
Diamond Princess
712
13
651
48
San Marino
699
42
657
0
Réunion
675
5
631
39
Channel Islands
597
47
533
17
Guyana
538
22
189
327
Tanzania
509
21
183
305
Taiwan
479
7
443
29
Burundi
400
1
304
95
Aruba
396
3
114
279
Comoros
396
7
353
36
Myanmar
359
6
311
42
Mauritius
344
10
334
0
Martinique
336
16
98
222
Isle of Man
336
24
312
0
Faroe Islands
295
0
193
102
Mongolia
293
0
260
33
Guadeloupe
290
14
186
90
Eritrea
285
0
245
40
Cambodia
246
0
215
31
Trinidad and Tobago
243
8
135
100
Cayman Islands
203
1
202
0
Gibraltar
197
0
184
13
Papua New Guinea
188
3
53
132
Sint Maarten
177
17
86
74
Turks and Caicos Islands
170
2
39
129
Bermuda
157
9
144
4
Belize
146
2
32
112
Brunei
142
3
138
1
Barbados
138
7
100
31
Monaco
128
4
105
19
Seychelles
126
0
125
1
Bhutan
108
0
96
12
Antigua and Barbuda
92
3
76
13
Liechtenstein
89
1
85
3
French Polynesia
69
0
62
7
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
56
0
49
7
Saint Martin
53
3
41
9
Macao
46
0
46
0
Curaçao
31
1
30
0
Fiji
27
1
18
8
Timor-Leste
25
0
24
1
Saint Lucia
25
0
24
1
Grenada
24
0
23
1
New Caledonia
23
0
22
1
Lao People's Democratic Republic
20
0
19
1
Dominica
18
0
18
0
Saint Kitts and Nevis
17
0
16
1
Greenland
14
0
14
0
Caribbean Netherlands
13
0
7
6
Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
13
0
13
0
Montserrat
13
1
11
1
Holy See (Vatican City State)
12
0
12
0
Western Sahara
10
1
8
1
St. Barth
9
0
6
3
British Virgin Islands
9
1
7
1
MS Zaandam
9
2
0
7
Saint Pierre Miquelon
4
0
1
3
Anguilla
3
0
3
0
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During its seven-month global rampage, the coronavirus has claimed more than 700,000 lives. But Gandhi began to think the bigger mystery might be why it has left so many more practically unscathed.What was it about these asymptomatic people, who lived or worked so closely to others who fell severely ill, she wondered, that protected them?…

Jonathan Kaplan lands Major League Rugby role

Jonathan Kaplan (Gallo Images) Former SA referee Jonathan Kaplan will lead the appointment and development of match officials for the 2021 Major League Rugby season.New Zealander Chris Pollock will assist Kaplan in a technical advisor role.The MLR is entering its fourth season and represents the highest level of rugby in North America.Former South Africa Test…

Is COVID-19 making Black birth more complicated?

Anna Jackman was six months pregnant when COVID-19 hit. The 36-year-old Long Island resident had made plans for welcoming her first child. Plans for her sister and husband to attend the delivery, plans for a doula to be with her, plans for how she wanted the birth to go. "I had the natural concerns as…

Kaya FM boss takes leave as claims of sexual, financial misconduct rock station

Kaya FM boss Greg Maloka. Allegations have been made of financial impropriety, sexual harassment and favouritism at Kaya FM.The allegations include the misuse of company resources, inappropriate sexual behaviour with female staffers, and an in-house relationship understood to have led to favouritism. The station's managing director, Greg Maloka, has taken a leave of absence. Allegations of financial…

JUST IN | IFP president emeritus Mangosuthu Buthelezi tests positive for Covid-19

IFP president emeritus Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi tested positive for Covid-19 after being in contact with someone who was infected. His family asked he be given space while he self-isolated at home.They promised to give updates on his progress.Founder and president emeritus of the IFP Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi has tested positive for Covid-19, his family said on Saturday. In…

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Feeling lax about wearing a face mask? These 3 charts may change that

In One Chart Published: Aug. 8, 2020 at 5:59 a.m. ET America’s COVID-19 death toll in the U.S. could reach nearly 300,000 by Dec. 1, according to a new projection ‘As infections drop, people let their guard down and stop taking these measures to protect themselves,’ said Christopher Murray, director of the Institute for Health…

Polokwane municipal worker locks himself in truck, runs over officer and damages 7 vehicles

A municipal employee in Polokwane has caused damage to seven vehicles, after running over a Law Enforcement officer. A Polokwane municipality employee has been arrested after he allegedly drove a municipality truck over a municipal law enforcement officer several times and damaged seven vehicles.The 55-year-old municipal law enforcement officer was seriously injured and was admitted…

Hair regrowth: Could microRNA lead the way?

Share on PinterestEarly research suggests that microRNA may be the future of hair regrowth treatments.The study, which appears in the journal Science Advances, may lay the groundwork for future hair regrowth treatments that are more effective and less invasive than the current options.Hair loss is commonly associated with getting older. However, it can also be…

Prince Mandla Zulu, brother of King Goodwill Zwelithini dies in latest blow to royal houses

King Goodwill Zwelithini. (Photo by Gallo Images/Daily Sun/Jabulani Langa) King Goodwill Zwelithini's brother Prince Mandla Zulu, has died. He was 45.This is the latest blow to South Africa's royal families after a number of recent deaths.President Cyril Ramaphosa said the prince of the eYibindini Royal House of King Solomon was a national executive member of…

Easy, Efficient Way to Sanitize N95 Masks Using an Electric Multi-Cooker [Video]

One 50-minute, 212 F cooking cycle in a dry electric multicooker decontaminates an N95 respirator without chemicals and without compromising the filtration or fit. Credit: Chamteut Oh Owners of electric multicookers may be able to add another use to its list of functions, a new study suggests: sanitization of N95 respirator masks. The University of…

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JUST IN | IFP president emeritus Mangosuthu Buthelezi tests positive for Covid-19

IFP president emeritus Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi tested positive for Covid-19 after being in contact with someone who was infected. His family asked he be given space while he self-isolated at home.They promised to give updates on his progress.Founder and president emeritus of the IFP Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi has tested positive for Covid-19, his family said on Saturday. In…

CMS chairperson Professor Lungile Pepeta dies of Covid-19

Professor Lungile Pepeta. Professor Lungile Pepeta died of Covid-19 on Friday, reportedly after being placed on a ventilator.He was a renowned paediatric cardiologist and had been helping to spearhead the response to Covid-19.Pepeta took up the chair at the CMS following the death of Dr Clarence Mini, also from the virus.Nelson Mandela University's health sciences…

Why are some people with coronavirus asymptomatic — and why are they so contagious?

Just how contagious is someone who has contracted COVID-19 — yet displays no symptoms — and what makes them asymptomatic while other people suffer so terribly with the disease?This study, published in the medical journal JAMA Internal Medicine this week, provides one theory for the first question. It isolated 303 patients with COVID-19 in a…