Coronavirus cases exceed 8 million worldwide: Live updates

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More than 8 million people have been confirmed to have the coronavirus around the world. More than 3.8 million have recovered, while at least 435,662 have died, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. The US, Brazil and the UK have reported the most deaths. Beijing officials have described the coronavirus outbreak centred on the Xinfadi wholesale food market as “very grim” as more parts of the city are sealed off. WHO head Tedros Adhanom Ghebreysus has warned that countries need to “stay alert to the possibility of resurgence” as new clusters of cases emerge in Beijing and more than 100,000 cases of coronavirus are reported across the world every day. 

Here are the latest updates:

Tuesday, June 16 09:15 GMT – Latest coronavirus figures

Russia: 545,458 cases (8,248), 7,284 deaths (193)

Indonesia: 40,400 (1,106), 2,231 deaths (33)

Malaysia: 8,505 cases (11), 121 deaths (0)

Philippines: 26,781 cases (364), 1,103

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