Month: January 2022

Status update of Covid-19 cases worldwide

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Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of January 31, 2022, at 4:30 pm EST.

On Monday, health officials in Spain logged 60,707 new infections, pushing the total number of confirmed positive cases passed 9.9 million. Of the cumulative total number of cases 62.3% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, authorities have reported 87 Covid-related deaths for a total of 93,225 fatalities attributable to Covid-19.


Toronto schools, 15% absent on Friday

TORONTO – According to data provided by school boards to the Ontario government, more than 15 percent of all staff and students at Toronto’s public schools were absent on Friday. The province’s Ministry of Education indicated that of the 385 schools on the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) that reported absence data for last Friday, 23 TDSB schools reported absences of more than 30 percent, and all but two were high schools where students were preparing for exams or taking them.