Live updates: Global COVID-19 cases surpass 306 million
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide has surpassed 306 million, with over 5.4 million deaths, the latest data from Johns Hopkins University shows.
Here is the latest:
The Chinese mainland recorded 157 confirmed COVID-19 cases on Sunday, with 97 linked to local transmissions and 60 from overseas.
The total number of COVID-19 cases in the United States topped 60 million on Sunday, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett warned on Sunday that 2 million to 4 million Israelis are predicted to be infected with the coronavirus amid an outbreak mainly caused by the highly infectious Omicron variant.