Worldwide Coronavirus Cases Cross 46.37 Million, Death Toll at 1,198,168

More than 46.37 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 1,198,168 have died, according to a Reuters tally.

Russia reported 18,257 new coronavirus cases on Monday, including 4,796 in Moscow, pushing the national tally to 1,655,038 since the pandemic began. Authorities said 238 people had died in the last 24 hours, taking the death toll to 28,473.

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 12,097 to 545,027 and the reported death toll rose by 49 to 10,530, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed on Monday.

The Philippines’ health ministry on Monday reported 2,298 new coronavirus infections and 32 more deaths.

In a bulletin, the ministry said total confirmed cases had increased to 385,400, while deaths had reached 7,269. The Philippines has the second-highest number of confirmed COVID-19 infections and deaths in Southeast Asia behind Indonesia. Infections have been reported in more than 210 countries and territories since the first cases were identified in China in December 2019.