Status update of Covid-19 cases worldwide
Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of September 8, 2021, at 5:00pm EST.
On Wednesday, health officials in Mexico logged 15,784 new infections. Of the cumulative 3.4 million confirmed positive cases, 81.1% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, Covid-related deaths increased by 1,071, bringing the total number of fatalities to 264,541.
Globally, over 220 million cases have confirmed positive for Covid-19 according to Johns Hopkins University data. Since the start of the pandemic, over 198 million people have recovered. Fatalities attributable to Covid-19 now surpass 4.5 million worldwide.
The status of Covid-19 cases in Canada do not reflect complete data for September 8, 2021.
According to health officials in Ontario, 5 of the 16 Covid-related fatalities occurred more than 2 months ago.