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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 May 16, 2021 at 7:00pm EST.

On Sunday, the UK reported its lowest daily case count in just over one week. In the last 24-hours, health officials recorded 1,926 new infections. More that 96% of all confirmed positive cases in the country have recovered. The highest rate among most European countries.

For the last two days in a row, daily Covid-related deaths have been in the single digits. Sunday’s figures increased by another 4 fatalities.

Globally, over 162 million cases have confirmed positive for Covid-19 according to Johns Hopkins University data. Since the start of the pandemic, over 143 million people have recovered. Fatalities attributable to Covid-19 now surpass 3.3 million worldwide.

Spain has not updated any cases since May 14, 2021.

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