Within 7 days from September 12-18, the world recorded nearly 1.7 million additional cases of Covid-19, bringing the total number of cases globally to more than 30.3 million.
According to Worldometers statistics, the total number of deaths due to pandemic is currently 950,185, an increase of 31,212 compared to a week ago.
The US, India and Brazil continue to lead the way in total number of Covid-19 infections globally.
However, while the US and Brazil recorded a decreasing number of new infections per day, India continued to peak with more than 97,000 new infections a day.
Thailand unexpectedly closed the border crossings with Myanmar preventing Covid-19
As of 6am this morning (September 17), the world had nearly 30 million people infected with Covid-19, including at least 944,192 deaths, according to Worldometers website.
Several European countries tightened restrictions because of Covid-19
A number of countries in Europe such as Spain, France, Great Britain, and the Czech Republic have had to tighten their restrictions after seeing a surge in new infections.
Bluezone is an application that helps to early warn users if they accidentally come in contact with people infected with Covid-19.
To receive alerts from Bluezone, the first thing to do is to download and install this app.
Link download Bluezone on Android
Link to download Bluezone on iOS
Once installed, users need to give Bluezone app permission to access storage and Bluetooth connection to receive alerts from the app.