Globally, the total confirmed cases of Covid-19 have reached over 8,488,000, with over 453,000 deaths and 4,155,000 recoveries.
In Latin America, Covid-19 infections continue to rage. Peru and Chile are on the list of top ten most affected countries globally, with Mexico following close behind.
In Africa, the pandemic is also accelerating, with South Africa reporting as the worst hit country across the continent.
Despite cases rising, lock-down measures are being eased in South Africa, with hair-dressers, restaurants and casinos being able to re-open.
In North America, the US is still thought to be in the first wave of transmission, but states are in varying stages of outbreaks.
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New York and New Jersey are seeing a decrease in daily cases, while many other states are still experiencing an increase in cases.
In China, Beijing remains in partial lock-down following the identification of a cluster of new cases linked to local transmissions found at the Xinfadi food market.
Schools have been closed and majority inbound and outbound flights cancelled in an effort to curb a second wave of infection.
Katie Wrenn, MPH, Epidemiologist at GlobalData