COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Statistics in South Africa / Global

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Last updated: January 20, 2022 - 2:55 am (+02:00)
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Global

  • Confirmed
    Deaths
    Recovered
    • USA
      69,599,933
      880,195
      43,700,835
    • India
      38,216,399
      487,719
      35,796,422
    • Brazil
      23,420,861
      621,927
      21,848,301
    • UK
      15,506,750
      152,872
      11,738,323
    • France
      15,175,464
      127,869
      9,612,962
    • Russia
      10,899,411
      323,376
      9,925,855
    • Turkey
      10,664,372
      85,253
      9,899,648
    • Italy
      9,210,745
      142,205
      6,450,596
    • Spain
      8,676,916
      91,437
      5,390,818
    • Germany
      8,262,398
      116,868
      7,098,400
    • Argentina
      7,446,626
      118,628
      6,384,343
    • Iran
      6,231,909
      132,132
      6,071,217
    • Colombia
      5,624,520
      131,437
      5,322,450
    • Mexico
      4,434,758
      301,789
      3,509,194
    • Poland
      4,373,718
      103,062
      3,808,089
    • Indonesia
      4,275,528
      144,192
      4,120,540
    • Ukraine
      3,780,903
      98,712
      3,567,336
    • Netherlands
      3,680,896
      21,178
      2,970,989
    • South Africa
      3,568,900
      93,707
      3,390,027
    • Philippines
      3,293,625
      53,044
      2,969,853
    • Canada
      2,842,466
      31,995
      2,495,739
    • Malaysia
      2,817,163
      31,831
      2,744,203
    • Peru
      2,668,224
      203,645
      0
    • Czechia
      2,652,685
      36,937
      2,446,464
    • Belgium
      2,521,462
      28,695
      1,974,593
    • Thailand
      2,344,933
      21,971
      2,241,363
    • Iraq
      2,131,500
      24,267
      2,071,838
    • Vietnam
      2,078,087
      36,114
      1,789,188
    • Israel
      2,035,432
      8,362
      1,530,716
    • Portugal
      2,003,169
      19,413
      1,627,279
    • Australia
      1,955,400
      2,843
      663,745
    • Romania
      1,944,916
      59,385
      1,793,668
    • Japan
      1,933,052
      18,444
      1,750,636
    • Chile
      1,902,657
      39,431
      1,753,475
    • Switzerland
      1,793,754
      12,644
      1,180,465
    • Greece
      1,723,496
      22,285
      1,429,157
    • Sweden
      1,700,336
      15,587
      1,247,913
    • Bangladesh
      1,642,294
      28,176
      1,554,268
    • Austria
      1,503,668
      13,956
      1,328,340
    • Serbia
      1,484,516
      13,152
      1,287,825
    • Hungary
      1,369,974
      40,686
      1,181,715
    • Pakistan
      1,338,993
      29,037
      1,265,239
    • Denmark
      1,188,908
      3,535
      869,079
    • Ireland
      1,122,428
      6,087
      655,353
    • Jordan
      1,117,397
      13,028
      1,067,780
    • Kazakhstan
      1,085,004
      13,097
      976,352
    • Morocco
      1,068,941
      15,025
      990,734
    • Georgia
      1,015,592
      14,555
      943,212
    • Cuba
      1,008,616
      8,348
      982,897
    • Slovakia
      890,787
      17,459
      836,018
    • Nepal
      877,717
      11,628
      818,160
    • Bulgaria
      851,945
      32,431
      640,213
    • Lebanon
      840,514
      9,429
      682,977
    • Croatia
      836,807
      13,257
      767,342
    • UAE
      813,931
      2,200
      763,664
    • Tunisia
      804,353
      25,846
      708,564
    • Bolivia
      774,227
      20,377
      610,589
    • Belarus
      719,485
      5,866
      712,239
    • S. Korea
      705,902
      6,452
      588,531
    • Guatemala
      659,655
      16,203
      615,330
    • Saudi Arabia
      632,736
      8,912
      578,812
    • Costa Rica
      631,311
      7,434
      566,893
    • Ecuador
      629,507
      34,232
      0
    • Azerbaijan
      628,166
      8,550
      610,023
    • Sri Lanka
      598,536
      15,243
      568,637
    • Panama
      591,843
      7,545
      521,380
    • Lithuania
      581,823
      7,696
      525,046
    • Slovenia
      559,312
      5,722
      469,319
    • Norway
      554,778
      1,412
      88,952
    • Uruguay
      543,166
      6,258
      450,380
    • Myanmar
      533,604
      19,306
      511,630
    • Dominican Republic
      517,611
      4,274
      477,924
    • Paraguay
      516,555
      16,887
      455,476
    • Kuwait
      479,640
      2,480
      432,729
    • Ethiopia
      459,959
      7,190
      379,914
    • Venezuela
      458,731
      5,387
      439,641
    • Palestine
      448,398
      4,767
      436,414
    • Mongolia
      414,438
      2,089
      313,256
    • Finland
      407,711
      1,762
      46,000
    • Egypt
      403,990
      22,238
      337,627
    • Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
      400,113
      5,874
      386,356
    • Moldova
      396,678
      10,470
      368,373
    • Honduras
      385,964
      10,458
      127,029
    • Armenia
      348,708
      8,025
      333,754
    • Bosnia
      324,026
      13,912
      192,218
    • Kenya
      319,011
      5,520
      287,140
    • Bahrain
      317,380
      1,398
      291,297
    • Oman
      316,472
      4,124
      303,112
    • Latvia
      314,142
      4,759
      274,720
    • Qatar
      310,779
      631
      267,824
    • Zambia
      299,172
      3,877
      282,500
    • Singapore
      296,077
      844
      286,038
    • Estonia
      274,658
      1,990
      236,818
    • Nigeria
      251,571
      3,117
      225,280
    • Macedonia
      249,704
      8,153
      223,053
    • Botswana
      239,887
      2,534
      227,041
    • Albania
      239,129
      3,283
      212,879
    • Cyprus
      233,082
      689
      124,370
    • Algeria
      228,918
      6,443
      156,203
    • Zimbabwe
      226,887
      5,266
      209,753
    • Mozambique
      220,908
      2,140
      194,629
    • Uzbekistan
      208,271
      1,525
      200,512
    • Montenegro
      208,171
      2,493
      193,989
    • Kyrgyzstan
      192,158
      2,838
      181,426
    • Uganda
      159,203
      3,449
      98,991
    • Afghanistan
      159,070
      7,386
      146,047
    • Namibia
      154,756
      3,864
      143,437
    • Ghana
      154,190
      1,350
      145,408
    • Réunion
      133,617
      462
      86,669
    • Luxembourg
      131,644
      941
      105,327
    • Lao People's Democratic Republic
      127,347
      507
      7,660
    • Rwanda
      126,685
      1,417
      45,522
    • El Salvador
      123,577
      3,840
      116,742
    • Cambodia
      120,877
      3,015
      117,146
    • Jamaica
      116,084
      2,555
      67,681
    • Cameroon
      109,666
      1,853
      106,050
    • Maldives
      108,732
      265
      98,880
    • China
      105,345
      4,636
      97,255
    • Trinidad and Tobago
      102,942
      3,238
      81,602
    • Angola
      94,779
      1,877
      85,603
    • Senegal
      83,487
      1,913
      76,546
    • Malawi
      83,219
      2,491
      66,042
    • DRC
      82,984
      1,278
      50,930
    • Côte d'Ivoire
      79,558
      764
      76,006
    • Guadeloupe
      73,959
      753
      2,250
    • French Guiana
      71,476
      356
      11,254
    • Martinique
      71,193
      813
      104
    • Swaziland
      67,975
      1,365
      66,022
    • Suriname
      66,633
      1,221
      49,170
    • Malta
      64,719
      514
      54,823
    • Fiji
      60,509
      752
      55,676
    • Mauritania
      56,296
      914
      44,947
    • Madagascar
      55,827
      1,169
      50,381
    • Cabo Verde
      54,891
      380
      52,406
    • Guyana
      53,921
      1,108
      40,994
    • Sudan
      53,080
      3,390
      40,329
    • Iceland
      51,535
      44
      41,257
    • Syrian Arab Republic
      50,821
      2,956
      35,238
    • French Polynesia
      47,275
      636
      0
    • Gabon
      45,405
      299
      39,889
    • Belize
      43,115
      611
      33,928
    • Channel Islands
      37,613
      124
      34,522
    • Barbados
      37,063
      271
      31,128
    • Burundi
      36,736
      38
      773
    • Papua New Guinea
      36,446
      596
      35,798
    • Togo
      36,056
      263
      29,378
    • Guinea
      35,719
      410
      31,183
    • Mayotte
      35,189
      186
      2,964
    • Curaçao
      34,368
      207
      22,599
    • Seychelles
      32,846
      140
      27,657
    • Tanzania
      32,393
      753
      0
    • Lesotho
      31,899
      690
      20,530
    • Aruba
      31,603
      187
      30,235
    • Bahamas
      31,549
      719
      23,326
    • Andorra
      29,888
      142
      24,030
    • Mali
      29,257
      701
      24,904
    • Haiti
      28,030
      780
      24,164
    • Benin
      26,309
      163
      25,033
    • Mauritius
      25,035
      762
      24,078
    • Somalia
      24,261
      1,335
      13,182
    • Congo
      23,244
      371
      18,993
    • Burkina Faso
      20,414
      353
      19,354
    • Timor-Leste
      19,866
      122
      19,729
    • Taiwan
      18,005
      851
      16,137
    • Saint Lucia
      17,871
      316
      14,213
    • Nicaragua
      17,604
      215
      4,225
    • Tajikistan
      17,095
      124
      16,966
    • South Sudan
      16,607
      136
      12,934
    • Brunei
      15,986
      98
      15,506
    • Equatorial Guinea
      15,558
      179
      14,141
    • New Zealand
      15,249
      52
      14,171
    • Djibouti
      15,134
      189
      14,503
    • New Caledonia
      14,527
      282
      12,828
    • Isle of Man
      14,126
      70
      13,755
    • Central African Republic
      13,319
      108
      6,859
    • Hong Kong
      13,082
      213
      12,474
    • Faroe Islands
      11,948
      15
      7,693
    • Cayman Islands
      11,666
      15
      8,093
    • Gambia
      11,572
      347
      10,156
    • Gibraltar
      11,216
      100
      9,629
    • San Marino
      10,639
      103
      8,895
    • Grenada
      10,427
      204
      6,877
    • Yemen
      10,407
      1,994
      7,051
    • Bermuda
      9,144
      110
      7,081
    • Eritrea
      9,115
      89
      8,440
    • Greenland
      9,014
      3
      2,761
    • Sint Maarten
      8,798
      75
      6,272
    • Niger
      8,472
      294
      7,476
    • Dominica
      7,957
      48
      7,262
    • Comoros
      7,784
      159
      7,368
    • Saint Martin
      7,713
      60
      1,399
    • Sierra Leone
      7,562
      125
      0
    • Liechtenstein
      7,488
      73
      7,061
    • Guinea-Bissau
      7,140
      153
      6,359
    • Liberia
      7,121
      287
      5,747
    • Monaco
      7,041
      44
      6,567
    • Chad
      6,887
      185
      4,874
    • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
      6,604
      88
      5,638
    • Caribbean Netherlands
      5,716
      26
      4,806
    • Sao Tome and Principe
      5,651
      66
      4,392
    • British Virgin Islands
      5,449
      47
      0
    • Antigua and Barbuda
      5,346
      121
      4,240
    • Turks and Caicos Islands
      5,195
      30
      4,589
    • Saint Kitts and Nevis
      5,065
      28
      3,923
    • Bhutan
      3,229
      3
      2,654
    • St. Barth
      2,927
      6
      0
    • Anguilla
      2,187
      7
      1,997
    • Diamond Princess
      712
      13
      699
    • Saint Pierre Miquelon
      553
      0
      352
    • Wallis and Futuna
      454
      7
      438
    • Palau
      189
      0
      19
    • Montserrat
      148
      1
      95
    • Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
      85
      0
      0
    • Macao
      79
      0
      79
    • Solomon Islands
      32
      0
      20
    • Holy See (Vatican City State)
      29
      0
      27
    • Western Sahara
      10
      1
      8
    • MS Zaandam
      9
      2
      7
    • Marshall Islands
      7
      0
      4
    • Vanuatu
      7
      1
      6
    • Samoa
      3
      0
      3
    • Saint Helena
      2
      0
      2
    • Micronesia
      1
      0
      1
    • Tonga
      1
      0
      1
    Total
    338,973,839
    5,582,486
    270,420,973
    Last updated: January 20, 2022 - 2:55 am (+02:00)

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