As of 4 p.m. on January 6 there were over 86 million coronavirus cases globally, with the death toll hitting more than 1.8 million, according to John Hopkins University. The good news is that there are over 58 million recoveries.
The United States is leading the world in both COVID-19 infections and fatalities, with over 21 million confirmed cases and over 356,000 deaths.
India’s COVID-19 death toll reached 150,000 on Wednesday, according to the latest data released by the country’s health ministry.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged people to “stay at home” as he announced a fresh lockdown for England.
Indonesia will begin two weeks of increased coronavirus restrictions in parts of its most populous island of Java and the resort island of Bali from January 11 to support hospitals and reduce fatality rates. Some of the measures include changes to opening hours for malls and limited capacity at restaurants and places of worship.