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Coronavirus Watch

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97,408,558
Total confirmed cases
Updated on January 21, 2021 1:05 pm
25,571,538
Total active cases
Updated on January 21, 2021 1:05 pm
2,085,827
Total deaths
Updated on January 21, 2021 1:05 pm
Country/Region
Confirmed cases
Active cases
Deaths
USA
24,998,975
9,614,365
415,894
India
10,611,719
193,107
152,906
Brazil
8,639,868
862,353
212,893
Russia
3,655,839
533,789
67,832
UK
3,505,754
1,840,945
93,290
France
2,965,117
2,680,223
71,652
Italy
2,414,166
523,553
83,681
Spain
2,412,318
2,357,681
54,637
Turkey
2,406,216
97,810
24,487
Germany
2,090,161
298,065
50,296
Colombia
1,956,979
121,017
49,792
Argentina
1,831,681
171,692
46,216
Mexico
1,688,944
279,793
144,371
Poland
1,457,755
207,462
34,561
South Africa
1,369,426
170,160
38,854
Iran
1,354,520
152,821
57,150
Ukraine
1,177,621
241,392
21,499
Peru
1,078,675
46,009
39,157
Indonesia
951,651
151,658
27,203
Netherlands
927,110
913,862
13,248
Czechia
917,359
119,828
14,973
Canada
725,495
68,413
18,462
Romania
703,776
44,934
17,554
Belgium
684,256
616,169
20,572
Chile
680,740
24,055
17,594
Iraq
610,598
22,710
12,968
Portugal
581,605
143,776
9,465
Israel
579,016
81,493
4,210
Sweden
537,967
527,170
10,797
Bangladesh
530,271
47,231
7,966
Pakistan
527,146
35,293
11,157
Philippines
507,717
30,126
10,116
Switzerland
507,123
180,585
8,938
Morocco
462,542
16,544
8,043
Austria
399,798
16,150
7,288
Serbia
377,445
342,099
3,810
Saudi Arabia
365,563
2,048
6,338
Hungary
355,662
108,673
11,713
Japan
339,774
70,140
4,647
Jordan
317,405
10,110
4,187
Panama
303,777
52,413
4,912
Nepal
268,646
3,799
1,979
UAE
267,258
27,170
766
Lebanon
264,647
105,361
2,084
Georgia
251,071
9,972
2,998
Ecuador
234,315
20,546
14,437
Belarus
232,298
13,935
1,619
Slovakia
231,242
46,312
3,801
Azerbaijan
228,028
7,367
3,044
Croatia
227,326
3,506
4,738
Bulgaria
213,409
29,660
8,651
Dominican Republic
198,123
49,972
2,470
Bolivia
193,745
37,403
9,764
Denmark
191,505
15,259
1,872
Tunisia
188,373
46,909
5,921
Costa Rica
187,712
40,343
2,492
Ireland
179,324
153,192
2,768
Lithuania
173,819
57,901
2,554
Malaysia
172,549
41,755
642
Kazakhstan
172,412
13,488
2,403
Armenia
165,528
8,461
3,021
Kuwait
159,264
5,893
951
Egypt
158,963
25,611
8,747
Slovenia
154,306
19,645
3,284
Moldova
154,118
6,463
3,299
Palestine
153,590
9,835
1,751
Guatemala
151,324
9,737
5,343
Greece
149,973
134,439
5,545
Qatar
148,000
3,402
248
Honduras
136,898
73,275
3,406
Myanmar
135,721
13,410
2,997
Oman
132,486
6,239
1,517
Ethiopia
132,034
12,637
2,044
Paraguay
124,447
21,806
2,556
Venezuela
121,691
6,587
1,122
Bosnia
118,717
25,121
4,521
Nigeria
114,691
20,877
1,478
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
111,746
20,121
1,716
Algeria
104,606
30,630
2,849
Kenya
99,444
15,054
1,736
Bahrain
98,573
2,967
366
Macedonia
89,463
11,924
2,739
China
88,701
1,598
4,635
Kyrgyzstan
83,585
2,682
1,394
Uzbekistan
78,219
944
620
S. Korea
73,918
11,756
1,316
Albania
69,238
25,978
1,291
Norway
59,887
9,509
543
Singapore
59,235
280
29
Ghana
58,822
2,178
358
Latvia
58,710
15,136
1,057
Montenegro
56,579
8,588
758
Sri Lanka
55,189
7,700
274
Afghanistan
54,483
5,226
2,370
El Salvador
51,437
4,684
1,530
Luxembourg
49,204
2,431
562
Finland
41,565
9,933
632
Zambia
40,949
10,589
585
Estonia
39,212
10,115
354
Uganda
38,628
24,910
305
Uruguay
34,294
7,840
336
Namibia
31,253
2,726
301
Cyprus
29,472
27,239
176
Zimbabwe
29,408
9,276
879
Mozambique
29,396
9,641
271
Australia
28,750
1,885
909
Cameroon
28,010
694
455
Sudan
26,279
8,988
1,603
Côte d'Ivoire
25,597
1,588
142
Senegal
23,909
3,441
552
DRC
21,398
5,889
644
Cuba
19,122
4,451
180
Angola
19,093
1,728
444
Botswana
18,630
3,918
88
Madagascar
18,301
419
273
French Polynesia
17,697
12,728
127
Malta
16,280
2,801
245
Mauritania
16,212
976
407
French Guiana
15,311
5,240
76
Malawi
14,851
8,292
353
Maldives
14,712
1,024
49
Jamaica
14,487
2,379
331
Guinea
14,236
646
81
Swaziland
13,789
4,710
427
Syrian Arab Republic
13,313
5,682
858
Tajikistan
13,308
0
90
Cabo Verde
13,224
703
121
Thailand
12,795
2,882
71
Rwanda
11,860
3,895
153
Belize
11,642
445
286
Haiti
10,963
1,764
240
Gabon
10,120
245
66
Hong Kong
9,868
797
167
Réunion
9,584
486
45
Burkina Faso
9,553
1,810
106
Andorra
9,308
817
92
Guadeloupe
8,980
6,584
154
Bahamas
8,075
1,180
175
Mali
7,897
1,921
318
Suriname
7,783
669
146
Congo
7,709
1,749
114
Lesotho
7,504
5,534
103
Trinidad and Tobago
7,430
332
133
Guyana
7,015
579
170
Mayotte
6,981
3,959
58
Aruba
6,562
523
52
Martinique
6,327
6,185
44
Nicaragua
6,204
1,811
168
Iceland
5,975
116
29
Djibouti
5,913
24
61
Equatorial Guinea
5,365
88
86
Central African Republic
4,974
26
63
Somalia
4,744
948
130
Curaçao
4,535
122
20
Togo
4,459
520
74
Niger
4,249
778
147
Gambia
3,938
113
128
Gibraltar
3,845
798
53
South Sudan
3,773
167
64
Benin
3,557
227
46
Channel Islands
3,398
213
78
Sierra Leone
3,030
844
77
Chad
3,012
720
114
San Marino
2,815
202
65
Guinea-Bissau
2,510
60
45
Liechtenstein
2,415
42
51
New Zealand
2,267
76
25
Yemen
2,115
80
612
Comoros
1,933
669
54
Eritrea
1,910
670
6
Liberia
1,901
103
84
Sint Maarten
1,703
134
27
Mongolia
1,584
536
2
Vietnam
1,546
100
35
Burundi
1,322
547
2
Monaco
1,262
203
9
Sao Tome and Principe
1,170
158
17
Barbados
1,156
654
9
Saint Martin
1,146
128
12
Turks and Caicos Islands
1,125
187
7
Taiwan
872
94
7
Bhutan
850
218
1
Seychelles
844
229
3
Papua New Guinea
835
36
9
Saint Lucia
713
361
8
Diamond Princess
712
0
13
Bermuda
684
61
12
Faroe Islands
652
7
1
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
602
481
2
Mauritius
556
28
10
Tanzania
509
305
21
Cambodia
453
57
0
Isle of Man
432
50
25
Cayman Islands
381
38
2
Caribbean Netherlands
360
113
3
St. Barth
300
95
1
Antigua and Barbuda
190
27
6
Brunei
174
2
3
Grenada
139
9
1
British Virgin Islands
114
18
1
Dominica
113
9
0
Fiji
55
0
2
Timor-Leste
53
4
0
Macao
46
0
0
New Caledonia
44
1
0
Lao People's Democratic Republic
41
0
0
Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
35
6
0
Saint Kitts and Nevis
35
2
0
Greenland
30
1
0
Holy See (Vatican City State)
27
12
0
Solomon Islands
17
7
0
Saint Pierre Miquelon
16
0
0
Anguilla
15
0
0
Montserrat
13
0
1
Western Sahara
10
1
1
MS Zaandam
9
0
2
Wallis and Futuna
4
3
0
Marshall Islands
4
0
0
Samoa
2
0
0
Micronesia
1
1
0
Vanuatu
1
0
0
Updated on January 21, 2021 1:05 pm

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