May 8, 2020

COVID-19: Total cases increase by more than 90,000 globally

According to the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), since 31 December 2019 and as of 8 May 2020, 3 807 852 cases of COVID-19 have been reported, including 269 068 deaths. This is an increase of 94,056 cases and 5,780 deaths from the data reported on 7 May.

Cases have been reported from:

Africa: 54 130 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are South Africa (8 232), Egypt (7 981), Morocco (5 548), Algeria (5 182) and Nigeria (3 526).

Asia: 613 471 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are Turkey (133 721), Iran (103 135), China (83 976), India (56 342) and Saudi Arabia (33 731).

America: 1 644 817 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are United States (1 256 972), Brazil (135 106), Canada (64 922), Peru (58 526) and Ecuador (30 298).

Europe: 1 486 431 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are Spain (221 447), Italy (215 858), United Kingdom (206 715), Russia (177 160) and Germany (167 300).

Oceania: 8 307 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are Australia (6 896), New Zealand (1 141), Guam (151), French Polynesia (60) and Fiji (18).

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

Deaths have been reported from:

Africa: 2 078 deaths; the five countries reporting most deaths are Algeria (483), Egypt (482), Morocco (183), South Africa (161) and Cameroon (108).

Asia: 21 100 deaths; the five countries reporting most deaths are Iran (6 486), China (4 637), Turkey (3 641), India (1 886) and Indonesia (930).

America: 97 602 deaths; the five countries reporting most deaths are United States (75 670), Brazil (9 146), Canada (4 408), Mexico (2 961) and Ecuador (1 654).

Europe: 148 156 deaths; the five countries reporting most deaths are United Kingdom (30 615), Italy (29 958), Spain (26 070), France (25 987) and Belgium (8 415).

Oceania: 125 deaths; the 4 countries reporting deaths are Australia (97), New Zealand (21), Guam (5) and Northern Mariana Islands (2).

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

SOURCE: ECDC