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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.
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.
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.
With 338,571 deaths and 19.5 million confirmed cases, the United States tops the list of twenty countries with the highest recorded infections and deaths in the world.
On Saturday, as over 100 countries pledged to triple renewables and reduce dependence on fossil fuels, the International Solar Alliance (ISA) announced a groundbreaking financing initiative aimed at unlocking commercial capital for solar power.
The UAE on Tuesday at COP28 announced the launch of the Industrial Decarbonisation Roadmap with the aim of reducing industrial carbon emissions by 2.9 gigatonnes cumulatively until 2050.
Sheikh Mohammed commends international space agencies for their vital role in advancing knowledge and solutions for environmental protection and sustainable development. First-of-its-kind event brings together representatives of more than 20 international space agencies