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More than 232,610,593 people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 4,741,748 have died, according to a reputable website https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/ tally on Monday.
Infections have been reported in more than 210 countries and territories since the first cases were identified in December 2019.
India reported 26,041 new coronavirus infections in the past 24 hours, the federal health ministry said on Monday, taking its COVID-19 tally to 33.68 million cases.
Mexico's Health Ministry on Sunday reported 3,988 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country.
Brazil has registered 8,668 new COVID-19 cases and 243 new deaths, the Health Ministry said on Sunday.
Its pandemic death toll has now reached 594,443.
Mexico's Health Ministry on Sunday reported 3,988 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country and 147 additional deaths, bringing the total number of official infections since the pandemic began to 3,632,800 and the death toll to 275,446.
Health Ministry officials have previously said the real coronavirus numbers are likely significantly higher.
The coronavirus has killed more than 4,741,748 people since the outbreak emerged in China in December 2019.
Hospitals in the Syrian capital Damascus and the coastal province of Latakia have reached capacity due to rising coronavirus admissions and some patients are being transferred to the provinces, says a health official.
Syria's 442 new coronavirus infections in government-held areas on Saturday was a new daily record. The country has so far suffered 32,580 cases and 2,198 deaths in regime-controlled territory.
The coronavirus has killed more than 4,741,748 people since the outbreak emerged in China in December 2019, according to an AFP tally from official sources.
The US is the worst-affected country with 687,789 deaths, followed by Brazil with 594,200, India with 446,918, Mexico with 275,303 and Russia with 203,900.
The countries with the most deaths over the past seven days are: the United States with 14,255; Russia with 5,670; and Mexico with 4,000.
The WHO has said that taking into account excess mortality directly and indirectly linked to COVID-19 the pandemic's true overall toll could be two to three times higher than official records.
The highest recorded infections and deaths in the world, followed by India, Brazil, Russia, Colombia, Argentina, Spain, Peru, Mexico, South Africa, France, the United Kingdom, Iran.
With 333,028 deaths and over 19 million confirmed cases, the United States tops the list of twenty countries with the highest recorded infections and deaths in the world.
Nearly 843,000 people have died of Covid-19 globally, and with no vaccine or effective treatment available yet, governments have been forced to resort to some form of social distancing and lockdowns to stop the spread of the virus.
India's tally of coronavirus infections rose by 63,509 in the last 24 hours to stand at 7.24 million on Wednesday, health ministry data showed. Deaths from COVID-19 infections rose by 730 to 110,586, Reuters quoted the ministry as saying on Wednesday.
Welcoming the participants, His Highness said: "Dubai provides the safest environment for participants from around the world to discuss ideas and exchange knowledge and insights that contribute to creating a better future for humanity."
The UK government denied on Thursday that embattled Prime Minister Boris Johnson had prioritised pets over people in the chaotic evacuation out of Afghanistan as Kabul fell to the Taliban.
Heavy snow is rare in the city, so children went out into the streets to watch the flakes falling and hurl snowballs at each other.
The police stated that failing to leave a sufficient gap causes traffic accidents that result in human and material losses, and appealed to drivers to always abide by traffic laws and regulations to protect themselves and other road users from traffic accidents.