June 2, 2020

COVID-19: Close to 110,000 new cases reported globally

According to the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), since 31 December 2019 and as of 2 June 2020, 6 245 352 cases of COVID-19 have been reported, including 376 427 deaths.

This represents an increase of 109 267 cases and 4 570 deaths compared to the update on June 1.

Cases have been reported from:

Africa: 152 485 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are South Africa (34 357), Egypt (26 384), Nigeria (10 578), Algeria (9 513) and Ghana (8 070).

Asia: 1 151 637 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are India (198 706), Turkey (164 769), Iran (154 445), Saudi Arabia (87 142) and China (84 154).

America: 2 956 532 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are United States (1 811 277), Brazil (526 447), Peru (170 039), Chile (105 159) and Mexico (93 435).

Europe: 1 975 341 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are Russia (423 741), United Kingdom (276 332), Spain (239 638), Italy (233 197) and Germany (182 028).

Oceania: 8 651 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are Australia (7 195), New Zealand (1 154), Guam (175), French Polynesia (60) and Northern Mariana Islands (22).

Other: 696 cases have been reported from an international conveyance in Japan.

Deaths have been reported from:

Africa: 4 344 deaths; the five countries reporting most deaths are Egypt (1 005), South Africa (705), Algeria (661), Nigeria (299) and Sudan (298).

Asia: 31 110 deaths; the five countries reporting most deaths are Iran (7 878), India (5 598), China (4 638), Turkey (4 563) and Indonesia (1 641).

America: 165 262 deaths; the five countries reporting most deaths are United States (105 147), Brazil (29 937), Mexico (10 167), Canada (7 326) and Peru (4 634).

Europe: 175 572 deaths; the five countries reporting most deaths are United Kingdom (39 045), Italy (33 475), France (28 833), Spain (27 940) and Belgium (9 486).

Oceania: 132 deaths; the 4 countries reporting deaths are Australia (103), New Zealand (22), Guam (5) and Northern Mariana Islands (2).

Other: 7 deaths have been reported from an international conveyance in Japan.

The map below by ECDC shows the geographic distribution of 14-day cumulative number of reported COVID-19 cases per 100 000 population, worldwide, as of 2 June 2020.

[Note by ECDC: The data presented have been collected between 6:00 and 10:00 CET, 2 June.]

 
SOURCE: ECDC