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SA drops to 10th place as Covid-19 infections surge in Spain and Argentina

25 September 2020 12:10 PM
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At its peak, South Africa ranked 5th in the world. The country ranks 13th by the total number of deaths.

South Africa has the 10th most confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the world.

It dropped from eighth place in the last week, overtaken by Spain and Argentina, each with around 10 000 more cases.

At its peak, the country - still Africa's Covid-19 epicentre - ranked fifth in the world.

South Africa has recorded the 13th most deaths due to Covid-19.

The United States remains the world’s worst-affected country, followed by India and Brazil.

Countries ranked by total confirmed cases of Covid-19

  • USA - 7 million

  • India - 5.7 million

  • Brazil - 4.7 million

  • Russia - 1.1 million

  • Colombia - 791 000

  • Peru - 783 000

  • Mexico - 715 000

  • Spain - 704 000

  • Argentina - 678 000

  • South Africa - 667 000

Countries ranked by Covid-19 deaths

  • US - 202 798

  • Brazil - 139 808

  • India - 91 149

  • Mexico - 75 439

  • United Kingdom - 41 902

  • Italy - 35 781

  • Peru - 31 870

  • France - 31 333

  • Spain - 31 118

  • Iran - 25 015

  • Colombia - 24 746

  • Russia - 19 867

  • South Africa - 16 283

  • Argentina - 14 766


25 September 2020 12:10 PM
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COVID-19
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Covid-19 deaths
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