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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 April 29, 2021 at 5:15pm EST.

In Italy, Covid-19 cases surpass 4 million after health officials report more than 14,000 new infections in the last 24-hours. Today, the number of Covid-related deaths increased by 288, down from 344 the day before. Since the onset of the pandemic, Italy has registered 120,544 fatalities attributable to Covid-19, the second highest tally in all of Europe.

Globally, over 149 million cases have confirmed positive for Covid-19 according to Johns Hopkins University data. Since the start of the pandemic, over 128 million people have recovered. Fatalities attributable to Covid-19 now surpass 3.1 million worldwide.

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