Globally, the total confirmed cases of Covid-19 have reached over 16,770,000 with over 658,000 deaths and 9,769,000 recoveries
The Eastern Mediterranean region remains a hotspot for Covid-19, particularly in terms of per capita daily incident rates.
Oman is currently averaging more than 250 new cases per day per million population. Many countries in the region are reporting more than 1,000 new cases per day including Iran, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan.
Colombia reported over 8,100 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 yesterday, its third highest daily incident rate to date.
The country remains ranked as number fifth globally in terms of daily incident rates.
Isobel Lloyd, BSc and Kasey Fu, MPH, Director of Epidemiology at GlobalData