Status update of Covid-19 cases worldwide
Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of August 30, 2021, at 4:50pm EST.
On Monday, health officials in Russia logged 18,325 new infections, pushing the total number of confirmed positive cases passed 6.9 million. Of the cumulative total, 89.3% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, Covid-related deaths increased by 792, bringing the total number of fatalities to 182,429.
Globally, over 216 million cases have confirmed positive for Covid-19 according to Johns Hopkins University data. Since the start of the pandemic, over 194 million people have recovered. Fatalities attributable to Covid-19 now surpass 4.5 million worldwide.
Status of Covid-19 cases in Canada do not reflect complete data for August 30, 2021.
Poland has not reported any Covid-related fatalities on August 29, 2021.