LONDON: More than 70.6 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 1,600,791 have died, according to a Reuters tally.
Infections have been reported in more than 210 countries and territories since the first cases were identified in China in December 2019.
The following table lists the countries hit by the number of reported cases.
|Country||Total Deaths||Total Cases|
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KIEL: Holders Bayern Munich twice gave up a one-goal lead before crashing out of the German Cup 6-5 on penalties to second tier Holstein Kiel on Wednesday following a 2-2 draw after extra time in the second-round match. Both sides converted all five spot-kicks before Bayern's Marc Roca had hi Read More...
GALLE: England captain Joe Root struck his 50th test fifty to put them in a strong position on the first day of the opening test after Dom Bess took five wickets as the tourists bowled out Sri Lanka for a paltry 135. An unbeaten 110-run partnership between Jonny Bairstow and Root saw England to 1 Read More...
LONDON: There have been a few false dawns but there is growing belief that Manchester United are on the cusp of reclaiming their place as the pre-eminent force in English football. They are top of the Premier League table after New Year's Day for the first time since Alex Ferguson's glittering dy Read More...
ABUJA/JOHANNESBURG: Vaccines are not yet Africa's way out of the pandemic as it may be weeks or even months before first doses start to arrive, health officials said on Thursday, after the African Union (AU) secured 270 million doses for the continent where about 30,000 a day are becoming infected. Read More...
FRANKFURT: The head of Germany's vaccine regulator on Thursday described the success rate of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine as excellent, after some Australian scientists voiced scepticism about its efficacy. Speaking during an online press briefing, the president of Germany's Paul Ehrl Read More...