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 21, 2021 at 8:00pm EST.
UK health officials logged 2,829 new infections in the last 24-hours. It is the highest single-day increase in over one month. Despite the jump in cases, over 96% of all confirmed cases in the country have recovered.
Globally, over 165 million cases have confirmed positive for Covid-19 according to Johns Hopkins University data. Since the start of the pandemic, over 147 million people have recovered. Fatalities attributable to Covid-19 now surpass 3.4 million worldwide.