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28 April 2020updated 06 Oct 2020 9:45am

Covid-19 daily report: Infections pass three million, but new cases in steady decline

By Samuel Horti

There were 69,401 new Covid-19 cases confirmed yesterday, bringing the global total to 3,041,764, but the number of new cases is in stable decline across the world.

There was a slight uptick in the number of new deaths in all countries we track on our daily coronavirus dashboard except the UK, most likely owing to the fact some hospitals do not report deaths that happened over the weekend until the following week.

Nevertheless, all major countries – including the US, which has taken longer to pass its peak than the others – have seen their number of new cases drop considerably over the past week.

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