Status update of Covid-19 cases worldwide
Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of October 6, 2021, at 4:45 pm EST.
On Wednesday, health officials in the UK logged 39,851 new infections, pushing the total number of confirmed positive cases passed 8 million. Of the cumulative total number of cases, 81.5% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, Covid-related deaths increased by 143, bringing the total number of fatalities to 137,295.
Globally, over 235 million cases have confirmed positive for Covid-19 according to Johns Hopkins University data. Since the start of the pandemic, over 213 million people have recovered. Fatalities attributable to Covid-19 now surpass 4.8 million worldwide.
Figures for the Philippines do not reflect complete data for October 6, 2021.
According to health officials in Ontario, in addition to the 10 Covid-related fatalities reported on October 6, 4 deaths occurred more than two months ago and were added to the cumulative total.