The status of Covid-19 cases worldwide
Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of August 2, 2021, at 5:00pm EST.
Over the last three days, health officials in Spain logged nearly 60,000 new infections, pushing the total number of confirmed positive cases passed 4.5 million. Of the cumulative total, 83.0% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, Covid-related deaths increased by 53, brining the total number of fatalities to 81,643.
Globally, over 198 million cases have confirmed positive for Covid-19 according to Johns Hopkins University data. Since the start of the pandemic, over 179 million people have recovered. Fatalities attributable to Covid-19 now surpass 4.2 million worldwide.
Due to the holiday Monday in Canada, the status of Covid-19 cases for Canada and Ontario have not been updated on August 2, 2021.