COVID-19 situation update worldwide, as of 8 August 2020

Epidemiological update

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Since 31 December 2019 and as of 08 August 2020, 19 357 085 cases of COVID-19 (in accordance with the applied case definitions and testing strategies in the affected countries) have been reported, including 721 174 deaths.

Cases have been reported from:

Africa: 1 022 401 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are South Africa (545 476), Egypt (95 147), Nigeria (45 687), Ghana (40 097) and Algeria (34 155).

Asia: 4 797 650 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are India (2 088 611), Iran (322 567), Saudi Arabia (285 793), Pakistan (283 487) and Bangladesh (252 502).

America: 10 468 123 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are United States (4 941 796), Brazil (2 962 442), Mexico (469 407), Peru (463 875) and Chile (368 825).

Europe: 3 045 965 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are Russia (877 135), Spain (314 362), United Kingdom (309 005), Italy (249 756) and Germany (215 336).

Oceania: 22 250 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are Australia (20 272), New Zealand (1 219), Guam (412), Papua New Guinea (188) and French Polynesia (62).

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

Deaths have been reported from:

Africa: 22 501 deaths; the five countries reporting most deaths are South Africa (9 909), Egypt (4 971), Algeria (1 282), Nigeria (936) and Sudan (769).

Asia: 105 373 deaths; the five countries reporting most deaths are India (42 518), Iran (18 132), Pakistan (6 068), Turkey (5 813) and Indonesia (5 593).

America: 386 124 deaths; the five countries reporting most deaths are United States (161 356), Brazil (99 572), Mexico (51 311), Peru (20 649) and Colombia (12 250).

Europe: 206 870 deaths; the five countries reporting most deaths are United Kingdom (46 511), Italy (35 190), France (30 324), Spain (28 503) and Russia (14 725).

Oceania: 299 deaths; the 6 countries reporting deaths are Australia (266), New Zealand (22), Guam (5), Papua New Guinea (3) and Northern Mariana Islands (2).

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

NOTE: On 17 July 2020, Kyrgyzstan has changed their registration statistics on COVID-19 by introducing two codes (laboratory confirmed cases and clinical-epidemiological cases). This leads to a significant increase in case and death numbers on 18 July 2020.

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Epidemiological curves

These histograms are based on the available information at the time of publication, originating from several sources. Data completeness depends on the availability of information from the affected areas. All data should be interpreted with caution as the outbreak is evolving rapidly. In addition, due to the unavailability of date-of-onset data and different testing policies per country, this figure might not be reflective of the evolution of the epidemic.

Distribution of COVID-19 cases worldwide, as of 8 August 2020

Distribution of COVID-19 cases worldwide, as of 8 August 2020
Distribution of cases of COVID-19 by continent (according to the applied case definition and testing strategies in the affected countries)

Cases reported in accordance with the applied cas.e definition and testing strategies in the affected countries.

Distribution of COVID-19 deaths, worldwide, as of 8 August 2020

Distribution of COVID-19 deaths, worldwide, as of 8 August 2020
Distribution of cases of COVID-19 deaths worldwide, by continent

In the graph, no deaths are reported on 25 May in Europe due to the national retro-correction of death data in Spain. The number of deaths in Europe was less than the negative numbers reported by Spain that day.

Geographic distribution of COVID-19

Geographic distribution of 14-day cumulative number of reported COVID-19 cases per 100 000 population, worldwide, as of 8 August 2020

Geographic distribution of 14-day cumulative number of reported COVID-19 cases per 100 000 population, worldwide, as of 8 August 2020
Geographic distribution of 14-day cumulative number of reported COVID-19 cases per 100 000 population, worldwide
Regions Places reporting cases Sum of Cases Sum of Deaths Confirmed cases in the last 14 days
Africa Algeria 34155 1282 7996
  Angola 1483 64 632
  Benin 1936 38 242
  Botswana 909 2 223
  Burkina_Faso 1175 54 94
  Burundi 405 1 60
  Cameroon 17718 391 1010
  Cape_Verde 2780 29 560
  Central_African_Republic 4641 59 48
  Chad 942 76 27
  Comoros 396 7 56
  Congo 3637 58 599
  Cote_dIvoire 16524 104 1271
  Democratic_Republic_of_the_Congo 9354 217 588
  Djibouti 5338 59 299
  Egypt 95147 4971 4075
  Equatorial_Guinea 4821 83 1750
  Eritrea 285 0 24
  Eswatini 3036 56 963
  Ethiopia 21452 380 9519
  Gabon 7923 51 939
  Gambia 1090 19 874
  Ghana 40097 206 9040
  Guinea 7777 50 910
  Guinea_Bissau 2032 27 78
  Kenya 25138 413 8870
  Lesotho 742 23 383
  Liberia 1230 78 95
  Libya 5079 108 2654
  Madagascar 12708 135 3967
  Malawi 4575 137 1122
  Mali 2561 125 58
  Mauritania 6382 157 315
  Mauritius 344 10 0
  Morocco 30662 461 11828
  Mozambique 2213 15 623
  Namibia 2802 16 1184
  Niger 1153 69 29
  Nigeria 45687 936 6148
  Rwanda 2128 5 399
  Sao_Tome_and_Principe 878 15 18
  Senegal 10887 225 1465
  Seychelles 126 0 12
  Sierra_Leone 1887 68 135
  Somalia 3227 93 56
  South_Africa 545476 9909 123480
  South_Sudan 2463 47 205
  Sudan 11850 769 613
  Togo 1028 22 189
  Tunisia 1656 51 231
  Uganda 1254 6 165
  United_Republic_of_Tanzania 509 21 0
  Western_Sahara 766 1 0
  Zambia 7486 200 3630
  Zimbabwe 4451 102 2155
America Anguilla 3 0 0
  Antigua_and_Barbuda 92 3 10
  Argentina 228182 4291 80168
  Aruba 396 3 278
  Bahamas 830 14 514
  Barbados 138 7 30
  Belize 146 2 98
  Bermuda 157 9 4
  Bolivia 87891 3524 21435
  Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba 13 0 2
  Brazil 2962442 99572 619076
  British_Virgin_Islands 9 1 1
  Canada 118970 8970 5777
  Cayman_Islands 203 1 0
  Chile 368825 9958 27521
  Colombia 367196 12250 133655
  Costa_Rica 22081 218 8412
  Cuba 2829 88 360
  Curaçao 31 1 2
  Dominica 18 0 0
  Dominican_Republic 77709 1259 18632
  Ecuador 91969 5897 12920
  El_Salvador 19544 536 5752
  Falkland_Islands_(Malvinas) 13 0 0
  Greenland 14 0 1
  Grenada 24 0 1
  Guatemala 55270 2168 11987
  Guyana 538 22 186
  Haiti 7599 177 339
  Honduras 46365 1465 8806
  Jamaica 987 13 166
  Mexico 469407 51311 91122
  Montserrat 13 1 1
  Nicaragua 3902 123 463
  Panama 72560 1591 14567
  Paraguay 6508 69 2284
  Peru 463875 20649 87914
  Puerto_Rico 20686 265 6719
  Saint_Kitts_and_Nevis 17 0 0
  Saint_Lucia 25 0 1
  Saint_Vincent_and_the_Grenadines 56 0 4
  Sint_Maarten 177 17 83
  Suriname 2203 29 898
  Trinidad_and_Tobago 225 8 83
  Turks_and_Caicos_islands 170 2 78
  United_States_of_America 4941796 161356 829267
  United_States_Virgin_Islands 528 9 176
  Uruguay 1325 37 159
  Venezuela 24166 208 9903
Asia Afghanistan 37015 1307 979
  Bahrain 43307 159 4849
  Bangladesh 252502 3333 33844
  Bhutan 108 0 16
  Brunei_Darussalam 142 3 1
  Cambodia 246 0 44
  China 88580 4681 2378
  India 2088611 42518 751750
  Indonesia 121226 5593 25808
  Iran 322567 18132 36044
  Iraq 144064 5236 39353
  Israel 80991 581 21516
  Japan 45439 1039 16653
  Jordan 1237 11 91
  Kazakhstan 97829 1058 17603
  Kuwait 70727 471 8102
  Kyrgyzstan 39587 1460 8023
  Laos 20 0 0
  Lebanon 5951 70 2544
  Malaysia 9063 125 202
  Maldives 4769 19 1649
  Mongolia 293 0 5
  Myanmar 359 6 13
  Nepal 22214 70 3840
  Oman 81067 502 7276
  Pakistan 283487 6068 11600
  Palestine 17948 97 5521
  Philippines 122754 2168 46310
  Qatar 112383 180 3745
  Saudi_Arabia 285793 3093 23021
  Singapore 54797 27 5422
  South_Korea 14562 304 470
  Sri_Lanka 2839 11 75
  Syria 1060 48 476
  Taiwan 479 7 21
  Tajikistan 7706 62 602
  Thailand 3348 58 66
  Timor_Leste 25 0 1
  Turkey 238450 5813 14198
  United_Arab_Emirates 62061 356 3812
  Uzbekistan 29459 185 9806
  Vietnam 789 10 374
  Yemen 1796 512 142
Europe Albania 6151 189 1581
  Andorra 955 52 66
  Armenia 39885 777 2889
  Austria 21819 720 1590
  Azerbaijan 33376 483 4064
  Belarus 68614 583 1768
  Belgium 72691 9866 6314
  Bosnia_and_Herzegovina 13687 394 4225
  Bulgaria 13014 435 2891
  Croatia 5466 155 751
  Cyprus 1208 19 161
  Czechia 18060 389 2979
  Denmark 14442 617 1004
  Estonia 2133 63 105
  Faroe_Islands 291 0 100
  Finland 7554 331 174
  France 197921 30324 17393
  Georgia 1213 17 96
  Germany 215336 9195 10372
  Gibraltar 190 0 6
  Greece 5270 210 1135
  Guernsey 252 13 0
  Holy_See 12 0 0
  Hungary 4621 602 197
  Iceland 1952 10 109
  Ireland 26470 1772 625
  Isle_of_Man 336 24 0
  Italy 249756 35190 4166
  Jersey 345 31 13
  Kosovo 9869 303 3189
  Latvia 1281 32 76
  Liechtenstein 89 1 2
  Lithuania 2194 81 208
  Luxembourg 7113 119 1057
  Malta 895 9 209
  Moldova 26990 835 4507
  Monaco 130 7 14
  Montenegro 3549 61 980
  Netherlands 57501 6154 4906
  North_Macedonia 11571 519 1774
  Norway 9468 256 383
  Poland 50324 1787 8286
  Portugal 52351 1746 2659
  Romania 59273 2616 16879
  Russia 877135 14725 76286
  San_Marino 717 42 18
  Serbia 27608 626 4756
  Slovakia 2523 31 405
  Slovenia 2233 119 181
  Spain 314362 28503 41941
  Sweden 82323 5763 3326
  Switzerland 36180 1711 2113
  Ukraine 78261 1852 15438
  United_Kingdom 309005 46511 9842
Oceania Australia 20272 266 6677
  Fiji 27 1 0
  French_Polynesia 62 0 0
  Guam 412 5 75
  New_Caledonia 23 0 1
  New_Zealand 1219 22 13
  Northern_Mariana_Islands 47 2 9
  Papua_New_Guinea 188 3 156
Other Cases_on_an_international_conveyance_Japan 696 7 0
  Total 19357085 721174 3591146