As of 6 p.m. on January 13, there were over 91 million coronavirus cases globally, with the death toll hitting close to two million, according to John Hopkins University. The good news is that there are over 60 million recoveries.
The United States is leading the world in both COVID-19 infections and fatalities, with over 23 million confirmed cases and over 376,000 deaths.
The US death toll from COVID-19 hit a new daily record of nearly 4,500 on Tuesday. This was the first time it surpassed 4,000 in 24 hours, with 4,470 deaths and over 235,000 new confirmed coronavirus cases.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Wednesday received the COVID-19 vaccine shot developed by Chinese biopharmaceutical company Sinovac Biotech.
Spain will continue to ban people entering from the United Kingdom by air or sea for another two weeks until February 2, amid mounting concerns over the new virus strain detected there.