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Over 68,4million cases of the Coronavirus have been confirmed worldwide and a total of 1,56 million deaths have been registered worldwide.
The US, which surpassed 15 million cases Tuesday, is adding cases at the fastest rate during the pandemic. The US also reported 15,658 deaths in the past seven days, marking the deadliest week since April. There have been at least 15,539,691 coronavirus cases confirmed in the United States and at least 292,748 people have died from Covid-19 since the pandemic began, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. As the United States nears 15 million reported Covid-19 infections, it’s adding case numbers at its fastest rate ever — and officials are racing to ramp up vaccine protocols as well. In the past five days, the US has added a million new cases.
Brazil reported another 46,934 confirmed coronavirus infection in the past 24 hours and a further 771 fatalities from Covid-19, its health ministry said on Tuesday, marking the highest daily death tally since 14 November. The country has now registered 6,674,999 cases since the pandemic began, while its official death toll has risen to 178,159, according to ministry data. Brazil has the world’s third highest case count and second highest death toll.
France recorded a rise in Covid-19 cases with more than 13,000 new infections on Tuesday, according to France’s Public Health Agency. The increase in cases means France is getting further away from President Emmanuel Macron’s target of 5,000 or fewer daily cases, which is the government’s requirement to lift the lockdown. The average number of new daily cases in recent days was about 10,000, France’s public health agency chief said on Monday.
The UK government said a further 616 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Tuesday, bringing the UK total to 62,033. As of 9am on Monday, there had been a further 12,282 lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK. It brings the total number of cases in the UK to 1,750,241.
Germany inched towards stricter measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus, as an eastern region said it would close schools and most businesses and the health minister warned a partial lockdown had not stopped the disease. Europe’s biggest economy is struggling to squash new infections in a second wave of Covid-19 that is both proving far more difficult to tame than the first one and extracting a heavier human toll as daily deaths hit record highs.
Mexico has reported 1.18 million confirmed infections with the new coronavirus and at least 110,074 deaths from Covid-19.
The African continent surpassed the 2.2 million mark for COVID-19 cases on Monday according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). The Organisation also says that recoveries stand at over 1.9 million with deaths exceeding 53 000.
South Africa has recorded the most cases on the continent with 821 889 with 4 011 new cases reported in the last 24 hours. 183 more people have died of the virus, taking the country’s death toll to 22 432.
Morocco has the second-highest number of cases in Africa with over 380 000.
Island nation Seychelles has the lowest confirmed cases on the continent with 182 cases and zero deaths from COVID-19. Eritrea is the other country in Africa that has recorded zero COVID-19 related deaths.
Zimbabwe recorded 73 new cases to bring the total number of cases to10 912.All were local cases. 9 new deaths were recorded in Harare to bring the total death toll to 303. A total of 9 062 recoveries have been recorded and the national recovery rate now stands at 83%.
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