Status update of Covid-19 cases worldwide
Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of April 21, 2022, at 9:15pm EST.
On Thursday, health officials in the UK logged 19,472 new infections, pushing the total number of confirmed positive cases passed 21.9 million. Of the cumulative total number of cases 94.3% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, authorities have reported 646 Covid-related deaths for a total of 173,032 fatalities attributable to Covid-19.
Globally, over 507 million cases have confirmed positive for Covid-19 according to Johns Hopkins University data. Since the start of the pandemic, over 459 million people have recovered. Fatalities attributable to Covid-19 now surpass 6.2 million worldwide.
The status of Covid-19 cases in Spain, Portugal and Bangladesh do not reflect complete data for April 21, 2022.