Covid-19 Stats

Total confirmed cases
5,993,265
All countries
Updated on May 30, 2020 5:54 am
Total deaths
365,394
All countries
Updated on May 30, 2020 5:54 am
Total recovered
2,635,960
All countries
Updated on May 30, 2020 5:54 am
Country/Region
Confirmed cases
Deaths
Recovered
Active cases
USA
1,788,536
104,374
504,146
1,180,016
Brazil
450,079
27,276
193,181
229,622
Russia
387,623
4,374
159,257
223,992
Spain
285,644
27,121
196,958
61,565
UK
271,222
38,161
0
233,061
Italy
232,248
33,229
152,844
46,175
France
186,835
28,714
67,803
90,318
Germany
183,019
8,594
164,100
10,325
India
173,491
4,980
82,627
85,884
Turkey
162,120
4,489
125,963
31,668
Iran
146,668
7,677
114,931
24,060
Peru
141,779
4,099
59,442
78,238
Chile
90,638
944
38,598
51,096
Canada
89,390
6,979
47,443
34,968
China
82,995
4,634
78,291
70
Saudi Arabia
81,766
458
57,013
24,295
Mexico
81,400
9,044
56,638
15,718
Pakistan
64,028
1,317
22,305
40,406
Belgium
58,061
9,430
15,682
32,949
Qatar
52,907
36
20,604
32,267
Netherlands
46,126
5,931
0
40,195
Bangladesh
42,844
582
9,015
33,247
Belarus
40,764
224
17,390
23,150
Ecuador
38,571
3,334
19,190
16,047
Sweden
36,476
4,350
4,971
27,155
Singapore
33,860
23
19,631
14,206
UAE
33,170
260
17,097
15,813
Portugal
31,946
1,383
18,911
11,652
Switzerland
30,828
1,919
28,300
609
South Africa
29,240
611
15,093
13,536
Colombia
25,366
822
6,665
17,879
Indonesia
25,216
1,520
6,492
17,204
Kuwait
25,184
194
9,273
15,717
Ireland
24,876
1,645
22,089
1,142
Poland
23,155
1,051
10,692
11,412
Ukraine
22,811
679
8,934
13,198
Egypt
22,082
879
5,511
15,692
Romania
18,982
1,248
12,829
4,905
Israel
16,987
284
14,776
1,927
Japan
16,683
867
14,147
1,669
Austria
16,655
668
15,347
640
Philippines
16,634
942
3,720
11,972
Dominican Republic
16,531
488
9,266
6,777
Argentina
14,702
510
4,788
9,404
Afghanistan
13,659
246
1,259
12,154
Panama
12,131
320
7,379
4,432
Denmark
11,593
568
10,240
785
S. Korea
11,402
269
10,363
770
Serbia
11,354
242
6,524
4,588
Bahrain
10,449
15
5,700
4,734
Kazakhstan
9,932
37
5,057
4,838
Oman
9,820
40
2,396
7,384
Czechia
9,180
319
6,498
2,363
Algeria
9,134
638
5,422
3,074
Nigeria
8,915
259
2,592
6,064
Armenia
8,676
120
3,297
5,259
Norway
8,422
236
7,727
459
Bolivia
8,387
293
738
7,356
Moldova
7,896
288
4,278
3,330
Malaysia
7,732
115
6,235
1,382
Morocco
7,714
202
5,271
2,241
Ghana
7,616
34
2,421
5,161
Australia
7,173
103
6,582
488
Finland
6,776
314
5,500
962
Iraq
5,873
185
3,044
2,644
Cameroon
5,436
177
3,326
1,933
Azerbaijan
4,989
58
3,125
1,806
Honduras
4,752
196
519
4,037
Sudan
4,521
233
816
3,472
Guatemala
4,348
80
565
3,703
Luxembourg
4,012
110
3,815
87
Hungary
3,841
517
2,024
1,300
Tajikistan
3,686
47
1,769
1,870
Guinea
3,656
22
2,000
1,634
Uzbekistan
3,468
14
2,728
726
Senegal
3,429
41
1,738
1,650
Thailand
3,076
57
2,945
74
Djibouti
2,914
20
1,241
1,653
Greece
2,909
175
1,374
1,360
DRC
2,833
69
400
2,364
Côte d'Ivoire
2,750
32
1,370
1,348
Bulgaria
2,485
136
1,016
1,333
Bosnia
2,485
153
1,803
529
Gabon
2,431
14
668
1,749
El Salvador
2,278
42
1,015
1,221
Croatia
2,245
103
2,059
83
Macedonia
2,129
126
1,516
487
Cuba
2,005
82
1,760
163
Estonia
1,859
67
1,610
182
Somalia
1,828
72
310
1,446
Iceland
1,805
10
1,794
1
Kenya
1,745
62
438
1,245
Mayotte
1,699
21
1,385
293
Lithuania
1,662
68
1,216
378
Kyrgyzstan
1,662
16
1,088
558
Sri Lanka
1,558
10
754
794
Maldives
1,547
5
197
1,345
Slovakia
1,520
28
1,338
154
New Zealand
1,504
22
1,481
1
Slovenia
1,473
108
1,357
8
Haiti
1,443
35
22
1,386
Venezuela
1,327
11
302
1,014
Equatorial Guinea
1,306
12
200
1,094
Guinea-Bissau
1,256
8
42
1,206
Mali
1,226
73
669
484
Nepal
1,212
6
206
1,000
Lebanon
1,172
26
705
441
Albania
1,099
33
851
215
Hong Kong
1,080
4
1,035
41
Tunisia
1,071
48
946
77
Latvia
1,064
24
745
295
Zambia
1,057
7
779
271
Costa Rica
1,022
10
653
359
South Sudan
994
10
6
978
Ethiopia
968
8
197
763
Niger
955
64
803
88
Cyprus
942
17
784
141
Paraguay
917
11
413
493
Burkina Faso
847
53
720
74
Sierra Leone
829
45
386
398
Uruguay
811
22
654
135
Andorra
764
51
684
29
Nicaragua
759
35
370
354
Chad
759
65
444
250
Central African Republic
755
1
23
731
Georgia
746
12
576
158
Jordan
730
9
507
214
Diamond Princess
712
13
651
48
Madagascar
698
5
164
529
San Marino
671
42
344
285
Malta
616
9
514
93
Congo
571
19
161
391
Jamaica
569
9
284
276
Channel Islands
560
45
512
3
Tanzania
509
21
183
305
Réunion
470
1
411
58
Sao Tome and Principe
458
12
68
378
Palestine
446
3
368
75
Taiwan
442
7
420
15
French Guiana
436
1
161
274
Togo
428
13
202
213
Mauritania
423
20
21
382
Cabo Verde
405
4
155
246
Rwanda
355
0
247
108
Isle of Man
336
24
309
3
Mauritius
335
10
322
3
Uganda
329
0
72
257
Vietnam
327
0
279
48
Montenegro
324
9
315
0
Yemen
283
65
11
207
Swaziland
279
2
168
109
Liberia
273
27
146
100
Mozambique
234
2
84
148
Benin
224
3
136
85
Myanmar
207
6
130
71
Malawi
203
4
42
157
Martinique
197
14
91
92
Faroe Islands
187
0
187
0
Mongolia
179
0
43
136
Guadeloupe
161
14
115
32
Gibraltar
161
0
148
13
Guyana
150
11
67
72
Zimbabwe
149
4
28
117
Brunei
141
2
138
1
Cayman Islands
141
1
68
72
Bermuda
140
9
92
39
Cambodia
124
0
122
2
Syrian Arab Republic
122
4
43
75
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
118
5
41
72
Trinidad and Tobago
116
8
108
0
Aruba
101
3
98
0
Bahamas
101
11
47
43
Monaco
98
4
90
4
Barbados
92
7
76
9
Comoros
87
2
24
61
Liechtenstein
82
1
55
26
Angola
81
4
18
59
Sint Maarten
77
15
60
2
French Polynesia
60
0
60
0
Macao
45
0
45
0
Burundi
42
1
20
21
Saint Martin
40
3
33
4
Eritrea
39
0
39
0
Botswana
35
1
20
14
Bhutan
31
0
6
25
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
25
0
14
11
Gambia
25
1
19
5
Antigua and Barbuda
25
3
19
3
Timor-Leste
24
0
24
0
Grenada
23
0
18
5
Namibia
23
0
14
9
Lao People's Democratic Republic
19
0
16
3
New Caledonia
19
0
18
1
Fiji
18
0
15
3
Saint Lucia
18
0
18
0
Curaçao
18
1
14
3
Belize
18
2
16
0
Dominica
16
0
16
0
Saint Kitts and Nevis
15
0
15
0
Greenland
13
0
11
2
Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
13
0
13
0
Holy See (Vatican City State)
12
0
2
10
Suriname
12
1
9
2
Turks and Caicos Islands
12
1
10
1
Seychelles
11
0
11
0
Montserrat
11
1
10
0
Western Sahara
9
1
6
2
MS Zaandam
9
2
0
7
Papua New Guinea
8
0
8
0
British Virgin Islands
8
1
7
0
Caribbean Netherlands
6
0
6
0
St. Barth
6
0
6
0
Anguilla
3
0
3
0
Lesotho
2
0
1
1
Saint Pierre Miquelon
1
0
1
0
Updated on May 30, 2020 5:54 am

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To increase safety protocols for health-care workers, Filipino researchers are developing a disinfection technology called SaniPod, a self-containing cubicle similar to air showers meant for sanitizing frontliners as they exit Covid-19 patient wards. With over 2,000 health-care workers now infected with Covid-19, the country continues...

Entries to Seameo-Japan ESD award being accepted

All public and private schools in 11 Southeast Asian countries are invited to submit entries for the 2020 Seameo-Japan Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Award with the theme “Addressing Plastic Problems for Transforming Communities.” The Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (Seameo) and Japan’s Ministry...

Biotech advances lead to faster Covid-19 vaccine production

Everyday, during news briefings, Philippine government officials have been telling the public that they have to strictly follow sanitation and community quarantine rules to prevent contracting the novel coronavirus disease while there is still no cure and vaccine against it, or as Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire has...

More Filipinos encouraged to join 10,700 data science scholars

Filipinos are encouraged to maximize their time at home amid the Covid-19 pandemic by enrolling in an online training under the project Smarter Philippines through Data Analytics Research and Development, Training and Adoption (Project Sparta). The trainings are free of charge through scholarships under the...

World Metrology Day provides public awareness on proper measurements for global trade

The World Metrology Day on May 20 commemorated the anniversary of the signing of the Metre Convention in 1875.  This treaty provides the basis for a worldwide coherent measurement system that underpins scientific discovery and innovation, industrial manufacturing and international trade, as well as the improvement of the...

Balik Scientists join PHL’s fight vs Covid-19

Filipino scientists and medical practitioners, who were formerly trained and based abroad, are now in the country helping in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. The Balik Scientists are either working in different hospitals with other frontliners, advising the Department of Health (DOH) on Covid-19...

Senior citizens can help boost the country’s economic growth

Reaping the demographic dividend also means ensuring that seniors or the elderly in society are well taken cared of, according to the Commission on Population and Development (Popcom). Popcom Executive...

Italy’s Serie A gets government nod to resume play on June 20

MILAN—Italy’s Serie A is set to resume on June 20. Sports Minister Vincenzo Spadafora gave the league the all-clear to resume on Thursday, although it will have to wait a week longer than it had initially hoped. Spadafora held a meeting with...

Premier League plans June 17 restart after 100-day shutdown

MANCHESTER, England—The Premier League plans to restart on June 17 after a 100-day shutdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic, with new staggered kickoff times to make sure every game can be shown on TV as fans are prevented from attending games. The clubs agreed Thursday...

Athletes wary about virus, testing upon return to action

Chris Thompson is a National Football League (NFL) running back. He also is the father of a four-month-old daughter, Kali. Guess which of those facts matters more to him when he ponders eventually returning to work amid a pandemic. “If I go practice or play...

PSA Forum back online

THE weekly Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) Forum returns on Tuesday after a four-month break in a new platform. The two-part session will feature the country’s top sports officials—Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Chairman William “Butch” Ramirez and Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) President Rep. Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino...

Boston Marathon canceled due to worldwide Covid-19 crisis

THE Boston Marathon was canceled after race organizers decided it was “not feasible” to hold the event this year because of the coronavirus pandemic. The race was originally set last month, but was postponed to September 14 because of the pandemic. Organizers...

Baseball players want more games, no more pay cuts

NEW YORK—Baseball players appeared likely to propose more regular-season games this year while holding to their demand for full prorated salaries, people familiar with their deliberations told The Associated Press. Washington pitcher Max Scherzer, among eight players on the union’s executive subcommittee, issued a statement...