7 December

Globally, the total confirmed cases of COVID-19 have reached over 67,178,000, with more than 1,537,000 deaths and 43,191,000 recoveries.

Worldwide, daily confirmed cases continue to increase. In North America and across the world, the US maintains its place as the most affected country with over 14.7 million total confirmed cases, followed by India and Brazil.

In addition, the US, Brazil, and India continue to report a high death toll, contributing approximately 30% to global deaths.

In Denmark, a partial shutdown was announced after a surge in cases was detected over the weekend.

Daily confirmed cases have reached an all-time high since the start of the pandemic, with over 2,000 new cases detected on Saturday.

Regional and local restrictions there will last until 3 January 2021, while existing nationwide restrictions will last until 28 February 2021.

Natasha Karim, MPH, Managing Epidemiologist at GlobalData