Status update of Covid-19 cases worldwide
Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of May 1, 2022, at 4:40pm EST.
On Sunday, health officials in Italy logged 40,757 new infections, pushing the total number of confirmed positive cases passed 16.5 million. Of the cumulative total number of cases 91.5% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, authorities have reported 105 Covid-related deaths for a total of 163,612 fatalities attributable to Covid-19.
Globally, over 513 million cases have confirmed positive for Covid-19 according to Johns Hopkins University data. Since the start of the pandemic, over 467 million people have recovered. Fatalities attributable to Covid-19 now surpass 6.2 million worldwide.
The status of Covid-19 cases in India, Spain, Poland, Mexico, Portugal, Bangladesh and the UK do not reflect complete data for May 1, 2022.