Coronavirus in the world as of Tuesday December 1, 2020: new case and death tolls in 24h per country

Published by Julie M. · Published on 1 December 2020 at 07h25 · Updated on 1 December 2020 at 18h52
The whole world has been facing the unprecedented coronavirus health crisis almost a year now. Over 63 million coronavirus cases have been reported and over 1.4 million people have died of Covid-19 worldwide. discover the toll in countries and the evolution around the world as of Tuesday December 1, 2020. San Francisco is considering implementing curfew. British people are suggesting to celebrate the Holidays outdoors.

As of Tuesday December 1, 2020Covid-19 infected 63,716,144 people (+409,636). So far, 1,482,641 (+4,961) people have died worldwide. We now use data from The Coronavirus App, recommended by the French Health Minister and that shares - for most countries - the official data from the different Health ministers. This week, the world has noticed the epidemic was slightly weakening.

While India is still in the midlle of the first waveEurope has already started the second wave of infections, as the United-StatesJapan and South Korea are faced with the third wave! The search for a potential vaccine is escalating and some countries say they are ready to start human testing phases.


  • Belgium reports - as of November 30 - 746 new cases have been reported in 24 hours taking it up to a total of 577,345 cases, as hospitalizations are peaking like for the first wave. There have been 98 deaths in 24 hours, taking it to a total of 16,645 deaths. In Belgium, non necessary stores are allowed to reopen, but "contact" jobs such as hair dressers and beauty salons are to remain shut at least until February 1.

  • Lebanon is facing skyrocketing Covid-19 cases impacting hospitals which ICUs are almost overcrowded. Lebanon officially recorded 127,944 cases of coronavirus (+1,000 in 24h), and 1,018 deaths including 14 in 24h. Despite a still very high number of daily cases, the country started on Monday to exit lockdown after 2 weeks of closing restaurants, bars and public places.

  • In the United-States, the new case toll still skyrockets with 161,859 infections reported in 24 hours. As of Tuesday December 1, the country reports 13,920,052 cases. The country reports 1,106 deaths in 24h, taking it up to a total of 274,331 deaths. Is San Francisco about to instate curfew? As the country is expecting cases to dramatically increase after Thanksgiving, New York mayor has announced schools will reopen on December 7, 2020.

  • In Germany, the new case toll skyrockets: 14,172 new infections in 24 hours. As of Tuesday December 1, the country reports 1,070,837 cases, along with 16,898 deaths (+354). Initially said to be closed from November 2 to 30, bars, restaurants, cultural and sport venues will remain shut until early January 2021. The country exceeds 1 million cases and sets a new death-in-24-hour toll record this Saturday November 28, 2020. The country considers extending health restrictions to spring 2021.

  • In France, according to the latest report from the health authorities as for the COVID-19 pandemic, about 2,222,488 cases have been reported (+4,005) and 52,731 people have died. As of Monday November 30, 406 deaths in 24 hours have been reported. The death toll in nursing homes reaches 16,402 deaths36,329 people have died in hospitals (+406 in 24h). 

  • Spain reports a total of 1,648,187 cases and 19,079 new cases over the weekend. The country reports 401 deaths since Friday, leading to a total of 45,069 deaths. Spain makes PCR test mandatory for travelers from France. Spain has announced the vaccine campaign will begin in January 2021.

  • The United Kingdom reports 12,330 new cases in 24h with a total of 1,629,657 cases since the epidemic broke out. This Monday November 30, 2020, 205 deaths were reported in 24h, leading to a total of 58,448 deaths have been reported. England is back into lockdown until December 2. "Contact cases" will be screened every day to avoid quarantine in Liverpool. The UK reports this November 24, 2020, the highest death toll in 24h since May 12, 2020. In the UK, 3 households can reunite for Christmas between December 23 and 27, 2020, for maximum 5 days. British people are considering celebrating the Holidays outdoors.

  • Italy reports this Monday November 30, 16,377 new infections have been reported in 24 hours, and 672 deaths in 24 hours. It now reaches 55,576 since the beginning of the epidemic. As of today, 1,601,554 cases have been confirmed so far. Doctors have been calling for a total lockdown as the situation is "out of control". This November 23, 2020, the country exceeds 50,000 cases and requisitions 20,000 hotel beds to treat coronavirus sick.

  • Turkey - in partial lockdown since Friday November 20, 2020 - reports always-growing new-daily case toll. Turkish president Erdogan announces new restrictions including total curfew during weekends and partiel in the weeks. As of Monday November 30, 2020 the country totals 31,219 new cases and 188 deaths in 24 hours. Totalling 13,746 deaths and 638,847 cases.

Data as of December 1, 2020:

  • Iran reports 382 deaths in 24 hours taking it up to a total of 48,628 deaths and 975,851 cases reported (+13,881 in 24h). Facing the sharp increase in contaminations and deaths, the Iranian government has announced new restrictions, including the closure of cafés and gyms, as well as mandatory facemask-wearing in Tehran starting Saturday. Most Middle-Eastern country infected, Iran has been facing a resurgence of the epidemic since September and sets this November 27 a new-case record in 24h.

  • Russia, as of Tuesday December 1, reports 26,402 new cases leading to a total of 2,322,056  cases and 40,464 deaths (+569). Record-breaking infection in Russia: 27,543 new covid-19 cases have been reported in 24h, that is to say almost twice as many as the peak of 11,607 from May 11. This Thursday November 26, the country breaks a new death toll record in 24h. Russia announces their Sputnitk V vaccine is 95% effective.

  • In Switzerland, as the number of cases skyrockets and reaches 3,802 new cases in 24h for a total of 330,874 cases, the government once again calls for the army to evacuate sick for the second time since the pandemic broke out. The Swiss Federeal Council allowed on Wednesday the deployment of 2,500 soldiers. The country reports 4,851 deaths including 165 over the past 24h.

  • In India, the new case curve seems to stabilize. This Tuesday December 1, India records 9,463,254 cases (+31,179 in 24 hours), and 137,659 deaths including 482 in 24 hours. India exceeds 9 million coronavirus cases since the pandemic broke out. The capital's private hospitals now have to save 80% if ICU beds and 60% of standard beds to people infected with coronavirus. Any non-urgent surgery has to be postponed. India is about to produce 100 million doses of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine.

  • South Korea, as of Tuesday December 1, reports 451 new infections. 34,652 cases in total, and 526 deaths (+3 in 24h) have been reported. South Korea proposes Russia to team up to develop vaccines against Covid. The country reports its highest contamination toll in 24h since March 3, 2020.

  • The epidemic is active in Africa and keeps on spreading. In South Africa as of Tuesday December 1, the country reports 790,004 (+2,302) and 21,535 deaths (+58). The country records this Thursday 26th the highest infection toll in 24h since August 22.

  • Luxembourg has announced partial lockdown starting Thursday including closure of bars and restaurants. This Tuesday December 1, 2020, the country reports 129 new cases in 24h, totalling 34,678 cases and 321 deaths (+9 in 24h) since the pandemic broke out.

  • Canada reports 7,857 new cases in 377,945, and 12,130 deaths including 98 over the past 24h. Quebec Prime Minister has announced restrictions will be extended in red alert areas in Montreal and Quebec, for four more weeks. Toronto is back in lockdown this Monday for at least 28 days.

  • The number of new cases increases in China as the country reports 12 new Covid-19 infections in 24 hours. As of Tuesday December 1, China reports 86,542 cases and 4,634 deaths (+0). Panic at the Pudong airport, Shanghai, this Sunday November 22, 2020 as all employees have had to be quarantined and tested immediately after detecting several positive cases. Over 500 flights have been cancelled.

  • In Mexico, the epidemic keeps on spreading with 224 deaths reported in 24 hours, but it is said to be underestimated. The country currently counts over 1,234,354 infections (+5,516 in 24h) and 113,602 deaths in total. Mexico has exceeded Spain, France, Italy and the UK in terms of fatality. This is the fourth worst-hit country in terms of fatality behind Brazil and the United-States. A 54-year-old woman is the first Mexican to be infected both by Covid-19 and H1N1, Authorities said on Sunday. Mexico exceeds the 100,000-death mark due to Covid-19.

  • Brazil reports an always-deteriorating toll, and an-always high new infection toll with 23,513 cases in 24 hours. It reports this Tuesday December 1, 338 deaths in 24 hours. The country reports 6,339,760 cases in totaland 173,246 deaths according to data given by the government. 

  • Peru is still experiencing a very worrying situation, with 1,075 new cases today. As of Tuesday December 1, the country reports 963,605 contamination cases, 35,966 deaths (+43). The country has exceeded the 30,000-death mark. 

Data as of November 30, 2020:

  • In Tunisia, Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi called all (regional) governors to announce curfew from 7 p.m. to 4 a.m. from Monday to Friday, and from 6 p.m. to 4 a.m. on weekends, without giving details as for the duration of the measure. Trip restrictions, closure of schools until November 8 and distance classes for two weeks in universities. The country records this Monday November 30, 518 new cases, 96,769 cases have been officialy reported so far, including 3,260 deaths (+41 in 24h).

  • In Egypt, the number of infections increases. The country reports 115,911 cases (+370) and 6,650 deaths including 14 these past 24 hours. This Friday November 27, 2020, the country records the highest number of positive cases in 24 hours since June 30, 2020. The country is testing a bedside robot - designed by engineer Mahmud el-Komy - to help health caregivers.

  • Poland currently reports 990,811 (+13,697) contamination cases and 17,150 Covid-19 deaths (+394). This Wednesday, Poland has announced a new series of restrictions against the novel coronavirus, including the closure of movie theaters and most stores in shopping malls, as well as remote teaching. As of Sunday November 29, 2020 the country exceeds one million cases and breaks new case and death tolls in 24hour-record since the pandemic broke out.  

  • Morocco reports this Monday November 30, 2,533 new contaminations in 24h, a total of 356,336 cases. The country also reports 5,846 deaths +57 in 24h.

  • Austria reports 2,748 new cases leading to a total of 282,456 cases and 79 deaths in 24h for a total of 3,184 deaths as of Monday November 30. The country records a new death toll record in 24h this Tuesday November 24, 2020 and moves to strict lockdown with closure of schools and non-necessary stores starting November 17 and up to December 6, 2020. In order to shorten lockdown, Austria plans to lead a massive testing campaign. 

  • Japan as of Monday November 30, Covid keeps on spreading including 2,107 new cases in 24 hours, naming the highest new case toll in 24h since the epidemic broke out in the country. 146,760 cases have been reported in total, and 2,119 deaths (+13 in 24h)

  • Denmark reports 1,129 new cases in 24h, leading to a total of 80,481 cases. The country has totalled 837 deaths including over the past 24h. 

  • In the Netherlands, the epidemic escalates with 4,568 new cases in 24h leading to a total of 523,478 cases. The country reports 9,376 deaths including 27 these past 24h. The country is making the partial lockdown harder and announces museums, movie theaters, zoos and other places receiving the public will have to close for two weeks.

Data as of November 27, 2020:

  • Sweden is one of the rare countries to have not gone into confinement but only set up guidelines. As of Friday November 27, 243,129 cases (+6,774) in 24h, and 6,681 (+59 in 24h) deaths have been reported. Southern Sweden inhabitants are now urged to limit contacts and avoid public transit and closed places, the health authorities say, as the Scandinavian realm is experiencing an increasing number of Covid-19 cases.

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