The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide has surpassed 210 million, with more than 4.3 million deaths, based on the latest data from Johns Hopkins University.
There are currently more than 17.4 million active cases of infection worldwide. The highest number of infections, 38 million cases, has been confirmed in the United States, followed by India with 32.3 million cases, then Brazil, Russia and France.
Based on the information provided by www.cgtn.com:
The Chinese mainland recorded 46 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, including five cases of local transmission.
New Zealand moved to the top level-4 national lockdown from midnight Tuesday after the first identified COVID-19 case in six months was found in the Auckland community.
Japan on Tuesday extended its state of emergency in Tokyo and other regions and announced new measures covering seven more prefectures to counter a spike in COVID-19 infections.
By Ana Dumbadze