GlobalData Epidemiologist Report: US and Brazil report more than half daily Covid cases as global numbers near 9 million – South Korea experiencing second wave

22nd June 2020 (Last Updated June 22nd, 2020 14:28)

22 June

Globally, the total confirmed cases of Covid-19 have reached over 8,975,000, with over 468,000 deaths and 4,448,000 recoveries.

The daily confirmed cases are increasing globally.

The US and Brazil are reporting over half of global daily confirmed cases.

Officials in South Korea announced that the country is experiencing a second wave of the pandemic as new cases emerge from populous areas.

In Asia, countries such as India, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and Iran show continuous increases in daily confirmed cases.

In the UK, the alert level has been reduced as the number of new cases is below the level seen in the days before lockdown.

However, officials have raised the alert in some regions of Germany and Wales.

China, similar to Germany, has raised lockdown measures in a few regions.

 

Bahram Hassanpourfard, MPH, Epidemiologist at GlobalData