Covid-19 Numbers

Politics • American • Brazil
After 14 days, Brazil has more than 1,000 Covid-19 deaths in a day
After 14 days, Brazil has more than 1,000 Covid-19 deaths in a day
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For the first time since September 15, Brazil had more than 1,000 deaths in a day. According to data provided by the Brazilian Ministry of Health, 1,031 people died with Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of victims to 143,952 since the beginning of the pandemic.

The total number of cases is now 4,810,935, after the daily 33,413 new infections.

Politics • American • Brazil
Brazil close to 143,000 Covid-19 deaths
Brazil close to 143,000 Covid-19 deaths
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The Brazilian Ministry of Health announced Tuesday that it accounted for 863 new deaths from Covid-19 across the country in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of victims to 142,921 since the beginning of the pandemic.

The country also crossed the mark of 4.7 million infected cases, as the Ministry announced 32,058 new infections -- with a total of 4,777,522 confirmed cases.

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Covid-19: More than 1 million people worldwide have died
Covid-19: More than 1 million people worldwide have died
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As of Monday, 1,000,555 people worldwide have died from Covid-19, according to Johns Hopkins University's data.

The first coronavirus-related death recorded was on January 9, the world reached half a million deaths 24 weeks later, and 13 weeks after it reached 1 million.

Johns Hopkins' tally shows the United States, Brazil, India and Mexico account for more than 50% of the deaths worldwide.

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India surpasses 6 million Coronavirus cases
India surpasses 6 million Coronavirus cases
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As of Monday, India has over 6 million confirmed Coronavirus cases and almost 100,000 deaths. Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged people to keep wearing face masks when outside. These rules are weapons in the war against corona. They are potent tools to save the life of every citizen," Modi said.

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The U.S. surpasses 7 million Covid-19 cases
The U.S. surpasses 7 million Covid-19 cases
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The United States have surpassed seven million Covid-19 cases on Friday, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University, and over 200,000 people have lost their lives to the virus. The U.S. has been averaging around 40,000 daily new cases, resulting in an increase of 1 million cases since August 31.

Science • Medicine
Germany: More than 1,000 police officers fell ill due to Corona
Germany: More than 1,000 police officers fell ill due to Corona
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Police units are apparently exposed to a higher corona risk than other professional groups. According to a query by the "Rheinische Post" at the state interior ministries and the federal police, more than 1,000 officials have probably contracted Corona since March. The state of Bavaria leads the list with 274 registered cases.

The police union suspects the reasons is the lack of precautions.

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France, UK: Highest daily number of Coronavirus cases
France, UK: Highest daily number of Coronavirus cases
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Both the United Kingdom and France have recorded their highest daily number of Coronavirus cases on Thursday. France reported 16,096 cases and the UK 6,632 new cases.

“The signals are clear. Positivity rates are rising across all age groups and we’re continuing to see spikes in rates of admission to hospital and critical care,” Yvonne Doyle, medical director of Public Health England, said and that the new surge of infections is a “stark warning for us all”.

Politics • European
Czech Health Minister warns the country could declare coronavirus state of emergency

In a televised debate Sunday, Health Minister Adam Vojtech stated the Czech government could declare a state of emergency if a recent spike in Covid-19 cases continues in the coming days.

Vojtech said: "Should we need to have some deeper measures (against the epidemic), then the emergency state will be necessary."

The Czech Republic reported a total of 48,306 cases as of Saturday, Health Ministry data showed.

Politics • European • France
France reports daily record of Covid-19 cases
Paris Place Charles de Gaulle  during the Covid-19 lockdown
Paris Place Charles de Gaulle during the Covid-19 lockdown Credit: ERIC SALARD (Creative Commons Attribution 2.0)

The French health authorities reported 13,498 new confirmed Covid-19 cases Saturday, a new record for daily cases. Since the beginning of the outbreak 442,194 were infected in the country.

France also reported 29 deaths in the last 24 hours, bringing the death toll to 31,274.

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Global Covid-19 cases surpass 30m
Global Covid-19 cases surpass 30m
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According to data from the John Hopkins University, there have now been over 30 million confirmed Covid-19 cases globally since the first case was detected in China in December. Over 942,000 people have lost their lives to the new virus worldwide.

Politics • European • Spain
Madrid to impose targeted lockdowns amid rising Covid-19 infections
Madrid to impose targeted lockdowns amid rising Covid-19 infections
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Madrid, one of the worst-hit regions in Spain, will introduce targeted lockdowns and other restrictions in areas with faster spreading Covid-19 infections.

"Madrid wants to flatten the curve before the arrival of autumn and the complications that cold weather could bring," so deputy regional health chief Antonio Zapatero, adding that regional lockdowns will most likely affect southern, working-class neighbourhoods where Covid-19 infections have been rising since August.

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WHO reports highest single-day increase in reported Covid-19 cases to date
WHO reports highest single-day increase in reported Covid-19 cases to date
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With 307,930 newly reported Covid-19 cases on Sunday, the increase has never been higher in a single day. The leading countries in the increase were India, the United States and Brazil.

In addition, the reported deaths have increased by 5,537 to a total number of 917,417 since the beginning of the pandemic.

Politics • Asian • India
India: almost 100,000 new Coronavirus cases in one single day
A Newspaper vendor in Tamil Nadu, India, wearing safety gloves, mask and safety glass.
A Newspaper vendor in Tamil Nadu, India, wearing safety gloves, mask and safety glass. Credit: Vaikunda Raja (Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 4.0)

India reported 96,551 new Coronavirus infections in a 24-hour period, reaching 4.5 million total cases since the beginning of the outbreak.

Politics • Middle Eastern
Israel goes back into complete lockdown
Israel goes back into complete lockdown
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With 4.038 newly reported Covid-19 cases on Thursday, Israel has reached the highest one-day value of new cases in the country since the beginning of the pandemic for the fourth consecutive day.

The Covid-19 cabinet has now decided in favor of a new two-week lockdown, pending the approval of the government. Israelis would then be only allowed to move up to 500 meters away from their home. Schools, restaurants and shops would be closed.

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India: 90,632 new Coronavirus cases
COVID-19 antigen testing centre Warora, Maharashtra, India.
COVID-19 antigen testing centre Warora, Maharashtra, India. Credit: Ganesh Dhamodkar / Wikimedia Commons (Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 4.0)

India has reported 90,632 Coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours; the highest single-day count. Since the start of the pandemic, there have been 4,113,811 confirmed cases. 70,626 people have died.

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Covid-19 is the leading cause of death for US police officers in 2020
Covid-19 is the leading cause of death for US police officers in 2020
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The NY Post reports More police across the country have died in the line of duty from Covid-19 complications than any other cause this year.

During 2020, 34 cops died from shootings, while 111 officers have died after contracting the new corrections while on the job.

Politics • European
Spain: Salvador Illa rules out second lockdown
Spain: Salvador Illa rules out second lockdown
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Even though Spain sees a surge in Coronavirus cases, Health Minister Salvador Illa rules out a second lockdown. Madrid will most likely also not be isolated, even though it currently is the most affected region.

Illa: "We’re seeing an increase in cases, but there’s no comparison with what we saw in March; the system isn’t overwhelmed. We need to take concrete measures and we are."

Politics • European • Spain
Spain reports over 5,000 new cases per day - five times more than in July
Fernando Simón
Fernando Simón Credit: Patria De Todos (Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 4.0)

The Spanish Ministry of Health has reported 23,572 new Covid-19 cases and 83 deaths since Friday. Compared to July the daily reported new cases are almost five times higher than in July at 5,623 cases.

Politics • Asian • India
India reports 80,000 Covid-19 cases in a single day - the highest number in the world
India reports 80,000 Covid-19 cases in a single day - the highest number in the world
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As the first country to cross the mark India has reported 80,000 new Covid-19 infections on Sunday. The growth rate of new cases and fatalities has more than doubled compared to the previous week.

In total India has reported 3,616,730 Covid-19 cases out of which 2,767,412 patients already have recovered.

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India: Global single-day case record, over 78000 cases
Healthcare workers wearing personal protective equipment while caring for patients with coronavirus infection in the Indian state of Kerala.
Healthcare workers wearing personal protective equipment while caring for patients with coronavirus infection in the Indian state of Kerala. Credit: Javed Anees / Wikimedia Commons (Creative Commons CC0 Waiver)

In the past 24 hours, India had 78,000 confirmed Covid-19 cases. This is the highest single-day case record globally. The country has been easing restrictions recently and reopened subways in Delhi. India has reported over 3.5 million cases since the start of the pandemic.