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 14, 2021, at 5:20 pm EST.
On Thursday, health officials in the UK logged 45,066 new infections, pushing the total number of confirmed positive cases passed 8.3 million. Of the cumulative total number of cases, 81.8% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, Covid-related deaths increased by 157, bringing the total number of fatalities to 138,237.
Globally, over 239 million cases have confirmed positive for Covid-19 according to Johns Hopkins University data. Since the start of the pandemic, over 217 million people have recovered. Fatalities attributable to Covid-19 now surpass 4.8 million worldwide.