Status update of Covid-19 cases worldwide
Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of July 15, 2021, at 4:30pm EST.
On Thursday, health officials in the UK logged more than 48,000 new infections, the highest single day increase in seven months. Of the cumulative total of confirmed positive cases, 82.9% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, Covid-related deaths increased by 63, bringing total number of fatalities to 128,593.
Globally, over 188 million cases have confirmed positive for Covid-19 according to Johns Hopkins University data. Since the start of the pandemic, over 173 million people have recovered. Fatalities attributable to Covid-19 now surpass 4.0 million worldwide.