Global COVID-19 infections top 12 million: Johns Hopkins University
Updated 10:43, 10-Jul-2020

There are now over 12 million confirmed COVID-19 cases globally, with over 550,000 fatalities and more than 6.6 million recoveries, according to the latest tally from Johns Hopkins University.

Here is what we know so far: 

The Chinese mainland has a total of 83,585 COVID-19 cases, with 113 asymptomatic patients currently under medical observation. The death toll stands at 4,648, including seven from the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and seven from the Taiwan region.

Beijing recorded no new domestically transmitted cases for four consecutive days on Thursday. From June 11 to July 9, the city reported a total of 335 local transmitted cases, 72 of whom have been discharged from hospitals.

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro announced on Tuesday that he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

Jeanine Anez, head of Bolivia's opposition-backed interim government, on Thursday said she tested positive for COVID-19 and will enter into quarantine.

The number of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. is over three million, and the death toll has surpassed 132,000. Meanwhile, U.S. President Donald Trump has notified the United Nations that the country is formally withdrawing from the World Health Organization

The World Health Organization said on Thursday, it was setting up an independent panel to review its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and the response by governments.