World Live Updates COVID-19 cases
  • USA 5,199,444
    Total: 5,199,444
    Active: 2,369,126
    Recovered: 2,664,701
    Death: 165,617
  • Brazil 3,035,582
    Total: 3,035,582
    Active: 815,986
    Recovered: 2,118,460
    Death: 101,136
  • India 2,153,010
    Total: 2,153,010
    Active: 628,747
    Recovered: 1,480,884
    Death: 43,379
  • Russia 887,536
    Total: 887,536
    Active: 179,183
    Recovered: 693,422
    Death: 14,931
  • South Africa 559,859
    South Africa
    Total: 559,859
    Active: 137,977
    Recovered: 411,474
    Death: 10,408
  • Mexico 480,278
    Total: 480,278
    Active: 105,515
    Recovered: 322,465
    Death: 52,298
  • Peru 478,024
    Total: 478,024
    Active: 132,932
    Recovered: 324,020
    Death: 21,072
  • Chile 373,056
    Total: 373,056
    Active: 17,153
    Recovered: 345,826
    Death: 10,077
  • Spain 361,442
    Total: 361,442
    Active: 332,939
    Recovered: ?
    Death: 28,503
  • UK 310,825
    Total: 310,825
    Active: 264,251
    Recovered: ?
    Death: 46,574

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