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- Global cases: More than 4.6 million
- Global deaths: At least 311,425
- Most cases reported: United States (more than 1.4 million), Russia (272,042), United Kingdom, (241,461), Brazil (233,142) and Spain (230,698)
The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University as of 7:32 a.m. Beijing time.
All times below are in Beijing time.
10:10 am: Mexico’s death toll cross 5,000
Mexico’s health ministry said there were another 278 coronavirus-related fatalities, taking the country’s death toll to 5,045 since the outbreak, reported Reuters.
Mexico’s Covid-19 death rate is higher compared to the global average because pre-existing medical conditions such as diabetes, hybertension and obesity are more widespread among the population, according to the report.
The country’s cumulative confirmed cases jumped by 2,112 to 47,144, said the report. —…