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COVID19 Live Data

Country/Region
Confirmed cases
Deaths
Recovered
Active cases
USA
4,865,523
159,016
2,448,515
2,257,992
Brazil
2,751,665
94,702
1,912,319
744,644
India
1,865,947
39,081
1,237,885
588,981
Russia
861,423
14,351
661,471
185,601
South Africa
516,862
8,539
358,037
150,286
Mexico
443,813
48,012
295,677
100,124
Peru
433,100
19,811
298,091
115,198
Chile
361,493
9,707
333,976
17,810
Spain
344,134
28,472
0
315,662
Colombia
327,850
11,017
173,727
143,106
Iran
314,786
17,617
272,535
24,634
UK
305,623
46,210
0
259,413
Saudi Arabia
281,456
2,984
243,713
34,759
Pakistan
280,461
5,999
249,397
25,065
Italy
248,229
35,166
200,589
12,474
Bangladesh
244,020
3,234
139,860
100,926
Turkey
233,851
5,747
217,497
10,607
Germany
212,331
9,232
194,700
8,399
Argentina
206,743
3,863
94,129
108,751
France
191,295
30,294
81,500
79,501
Iraq
134,722
5,017
96,103
33,602
Canada
117,031
8,947
101,597
6,487
Indonesia
115,056
5,388
72,050
37,618
Philippines
112,593
2,115
66,049
44,429
Qatar
111,538
177
108,254
3,107
Egypt
94,640
4,888
44,066
45,686
Kazakhstan
93,820
1,058
65,132
27,630
Ecuador
87,041
5,767
59,344
21,930
China
84,464
4,634
79,030
800
Bolivia
81,846
3,228
24,510
54,108
Sweden
81,181
5,747
0
75,434
Oman
79,159
421
61,421
17,317
Israel
75,083
554
49,763
24,766
Ukraine
74,219
1,764
40,613
31,842
Dominican Republic
73,117
1,183
38,824
33,110
Belgium
70,314
9,850
17,598
42,866
Kuwait
68,774
465
60,326
7,983
Panama
68,456
1,497
42,093
24,866
Belarus
68,250
574
63,163
4,513
UAE
61,352
351
55,090
5,911
Netherlands
55,955
6,150
0
49,805
Romania
55,241
2,480
28,006
24,755
Singapore
53,346
27
47,454
5,865
Portugal
51,681
1,739
37,318
12,624
Guatemala
51,542
2,013
39,346
10,183
Poland
48,149
1,738
35,056
11,355
Nigeria
44,129
896
20,663
22,570
Honduras
43,794
1,384
5,854
36,556
Bahrain
41,835
150
39,007
2,678
Armenia
39,298
768
30,372
8,158
Japan
38,687
1,012
26,487
11,188
Ghana
37,812
191
34,313
3,308
Kyrgyzstan
37,541
1,427
28,743
7,371
Afghanistan
36,747
1,288
25,669
9,790
Switzerland
35,746
1,981
31,500
2,265
Azerbaijan
32,910
473
28,348
4,089
Algeria
31,972
1,239
21,901
8,832
Uzbekistan
26,804
163
17,838
8,803
Serbia
26,738
605
14,047
12,086
Ireland
26,208
1,763
23,364
1,081
Morocco
26,196
401
18,968
6,827
Moldova
25,482
800
17,942
6,740
Kenya
23,202
388
9,327
13,487
Austria
21,481
719
19,336
1,426
Nepal
21,009
58
15,026
5,925
Venezuela
20,754
180
11,622
8,952
Costa Rica
19,402
171
4,689
14,542
Ethiopia
19,289
336
7,931
11,022
Australia
18,730
232
10,622
7,876
El Salvador
17,843
486
8,845
8,512
Cameroon
17,255
391
15,320
1,544
Czechia
17,008
386
11,708
4,914
Côte d'Ivoire
16,220
102
11,887
4,231
S. Korea
14,423
301
13,352
770
Denmark
14,073
616
12,715
742
Bosnia
12,856
373
6,592
5,891
Palestine
12,770
84
6,419
6,267
Bulgaria
12,159
404
6,684
5,071
Madagascar
11,895
123
9,286
2,486
Sudan
11,780
763
6,194
4,823
Macedonia
11,202
505
7,108
3,589
Senegal
10,432
214
6,920
3,298
Norway
9,348
256
8,752
340
DRC
9,178
215
7,727
1,236
Malaysia
9,002
125
8,684
193
French Guiana
7,948
44
6,767
1,137
Gabon
7,646
51
5,408
2,187
Tajikistan
7,583
61
6,356
1,166
Haiti
7,511
166
4,832
2,513
Finland
7,483
331
6,950
202
Guinea
7,364
46
6,505
813
Luxembourg
6,864
118
5,498
1,248
Zambia
6,793
173
5,109
1,511
Mauritania
6,382
157
5,174
1,051
Albania
5,750
176
3,031
2,543
Paraguay
5,724
55
4,249
1,420
Croatia
5,318
154
4,517
647
Djibouti
5,240
59
5,028
153
Lebanon
5,062
65
1,837
3,160
Equatorial Guinea
4,821
83
2,182
2,556
Greece
4,737
209
1,374
3,154
Central African Republic
4,614
59
1,635
2,920
Hungary
4,553
598
3,415
540
Maldives
4,293
18
2,670
1,605
Malawi
4,272
123
1,945
2,204
Zimbabwe
4,075
80
1,057
2,938
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
4,063
93
625
3,345
Nicaragua
3,672
116
2,492
1,064
Hong Kong
3,670
41
2,141
1,488
Congo
3,546
58
1,589
1,899
Thailand
3,321
58
3,142
121
Montenegro
3,301
52
1,445
1,804
Somalia
3,220
93
1,598
1,529
Mayotte
3,008
39
2,738
231
Swaziland
2,838
45
1,253
1,540
Sri Lanka
2,828
11
2,524
293
Cuba
2,670
87
2,373
210
Cabo Verde
2,583
25
1,911
647
Mali
2,543
124
1,943
476
South Sudan
2,429
46
1,175
1,208
Namibia
2,406
12
187
2,207
Slovakia
2,368
29
1,771
568
Slovenia
2,190
123
1,854
213
Lithuania
2,137
80
1,647
410
Rwanda
2,092
5
1,169
918
Estonia
2,091
63
1,937
91
Guinea-Bissau
1,981
27
803
1,151
Mozambique
1,973
14
676
1,283
Iceland
1,918
10
1,825
83
Suriname
1,893
27
1,227
639
Sierra Leone
1,848
67
1,375
406
Benin
1,805
36
1,036
733
Yemen
1,734
499
863
372
New Zealand
1,567
22
1,523
22
Tunisia
1,565
51
1,225
289
Uruguay
1,291
36
1,023
232
Angola
1,280
58
476
746
Latvia
1,249
32
1,070
147
Jordan
1,218
11
1,131
76
Liberia
1,216
78
698
440
Uganda
1,203
5
1,073
125
Georgia
1,182
17
962
203
Cyprus
1,155
19
856
280
Burkina Faso
1,153
53
947
153
Niger
1,152
69
1,032
51
Togo
976
19
663
294
Andorra
939
52
825
62
Chad
936
75
814
47
Jamaica
905
12
743
150
Malta
890
9
666
215
Sao Tome and Principe
874
15
787
72
Syrian Arab Republic
847
46
268
533
Botswana
804
2
63
739
Lesotho
718
19
173
526
Diamond Princess
712
13
651
48
San Marino
699
42
657
0
Bahamas
679
14
91
574
Vietnam
670
8
378
284
Réunion
667
4
592
71
Channel Islands
591
47
533
11
Tanzania
509
21
183
305
Gambia
498
9
68
421
Taiwan
476
7
441
28
Guyana
474
21
185
268
Burundi
395
1
304
90
Comoros
386
7
330
49
Myanmar
355
6
302
47
Mauritius
344
10
334
0
Isle of Man
336
24
312
0
Mongolia
293
0
230
63
Eritrea
282
0
225
57
Guadeloupe
272
14
179
79
Martinique
269
15
98
156
Cambodia
240
0
197
43
Faroe Islands
225
0
192
33
Cayman Islands
203
1
202
0
Gibraltar
189
0
183
6
Trinidad and Tobago
182
8
135
39
Bermuda
157
9
144
4
Sint Maarten
150
16
64
70
Brunei
141
3
138
0
Barbados
132
7
98
27
Aruba
124
3
112
9
Monaco
121
4
105
12
Turks and Caicos Islands
116
2
38
76
Seychelles
114
0
113
1
Papua New Guinea
111
2
34
75
Bhutan
103
0
90
13
Antigua and Barbuda
92
3
75
14
Liechtenstein
89
1
85
3
French Polynesia
62
0
62
0
Belize
57
2
30
25
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
55
0
45
10
Saint Martin
53
3
41
9
Macao
46
0
46
0
Curaçao
29
1
24
4
Fiji
27
1
18
8
Saint Lucia
25
0
22
3
Grenada
24
0
23
1
Timor-Leste
24
0
24
0
New Caledonia
22
0
22
0
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
13
1
Caribbean Netherlands
13
0
7
6
Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
13
0
13
0
Montserrat
13
1
10
2
Holy See (Vatican City State)
12
0
12
0
Western Sahara
10
1
8
1
St. Barth
9
0
6
3
MS Zaandam
9
2
0
7
British Virgin Islands
8
1
7
0
Saint Pierre Miquelon
4
0
1
3
Anguilla
3
0
3
0
Updated on August 4, 2020 10:44 am

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COVID-19’s negative repercussions on Africa’s economies have highlighted the importance of achieving energy security to be capable of enduring pandemics and...

MTN extends digital strategy, launches new pan-African API marketplace called Chenosis

MTN is extending its digital strategy with the launch of a new pan-African API marketplace called Chenosis that will enable developers...

U.S. police used excessive force against Black Lives Matter protesters at least 125 times in 10 days, Amnesty International says in new findings

Amnesty International on Tuesday released a new report documenting mass violations by the police in the United States against Black Lives...

South Africa’s grocery retailer Shoprite announces plans to exit Nigeria amid economic crisis

South Africa's grocery retailer Shoprite on Monday announced plans to exit Nigeria amid an economic crisis caused by a shrinking middle...

Nigeria presidency reacts to planned protest by Trade Union Congress over Buhari’s failure to fight gargantuan corruption in the country

In a statement, the presidency in Nigeria said the planned protest was "ill advised and totally uncalled for, considering that there...
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