Timeline of the COVID-19 pandemic in August 2022

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This article documents the chronology and epidemiology of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and is responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic, in August 2022. The first human cases of COVID-19 were identified in Wuhan, China, in December 2019.

Case statistics

Pandemic chronology

1 August

  • Malaysia has reported 3,213 new cases, bringing the total number to 4,683,266. There are 3,847 recoveries, bringing the total number of recoveries to 4,602,625. There are eight deaths, bringing the death toll to 35,977.[1]
  • New Zealand has reported 5,581 new cases, bringing the total number to 1,621,916. There are 7,015 recoveries, bringing the total number of recoveries to 1,569,316. The death toll remains 1,502.[2]
  • North Korea has reported no new cases, which remain at a total of 4,772,813.[3]
  • Singapore has reported 4,709 new cases, bringing the total number to 1,718,765. Two new deaths were reported along with 18 confirmed deaths from 2021, bringing the death toll to 1,520.[4]

2 August

  • Japan has reported 211,058 new daily cases, surpassed 13 million relative cases, bringing the total number to 13,129,058.[5]
  • Malaysia has reported 4,204 new cases, bringing the total number to 4,687,470. There are 4,582 recoveries, bringing the total number of recoveries to 4,607,207. There are eight deaths, bringing the death toll to 35,985.[6]
  • New Zealand has reported 7,388 new cases, bringing the total number to 1,629,298. There are 9,631 recoveries, bringing the total number of recoveries to 1,578,947. There are 61 deaths, bringing the death toll to 1,563.[7]
  • North Korea has reported no new cases, which remain at a total of 4,772,813.[8]
  • Singapore has reported 10,230 new cases, bringing the total number to 1,728,995. Four new deaths were reported, bringing the death toll to 1,524.[9]
  • South Korea has reported 115,311 new cases, surpassing 20 million relative cases, bringing the total number to 20,047,750.[10]

3 August

WHO Weekly Report:[11]

  • Germany surpasses 31 million COVID-19 cases.[12]
  • Japan has reported 249,830 new daily cases, a second most relative positive number a single day, since the first of the pandemic, bringing to the total number to 13,344,898.[13]
  • Malaysia has reported 5,330 new cases, bringing the total number to 4,692,800. There are 3,075 recoveries, bringing the total number of recoveries to 4,610,282. There are ten deaths, bringing the death toll to 35,995.[14]
  • New Zealand has reported 6,710 new cases, bringing the total number to 1,635,992. There are 9,094 recoveries, bringing the total number of recoveries to 1,588,041. There are 26 deaths, bringing the death toll to 1,589.[15]
  • North Korea has reported no new cases, which remain at a total of 4,772,813.[16]
  • Singapore has reported 7,231 new cases, bringing the total number to 1,736,226. Four new deaths were reported, bringing the death toll to 1,528.[17]
  • Taiwan reports 23,919 new cases, bringing the total number to 4,593,102. 32 new deaths were reported, bringing the death toll to 6,772.[18]

4 August

  • Japan has reported 233,710 new daily cases, bringing to the total number to 13,583,608.[citation needed]
  • Malaysia has reported 4,413 new cases, bringing the total number to 4,697,213. There are 3,394 recoveries, bringing the total number of recoveries to 4,613,676. There are 3 deaths, bringing the death toll to 36,003.[19]
  • New Zealand has reported 6,362 new cases, bringing the total number to 1,642,334. There are 7,914 recoveries, bringing the total number of recoveries to 1,595,955. There are 14 deaths, bringing the death toll to 1,603.[20]
  • North Korea has reported no new cases, which remain at a total of 4,772,813.[21]
  • Singapore has reported 6,648 new cases, bringing the total number to 1,742,874. Three new deaths were reported, bringing the death toll to 1,531.[22]

5 August

  • France surpasses 34 million COVID-19 cases.[23]
  • Japan has reported 233,769 new daily cases, bringing to the total number to 13,835,049.[24]
  • Malaysia has reported 3,927 new cases, bringing the total number to 4,701,140. There are 4,949 recoveries, bringing the total number of recoveries to 4,618,625. Six deaths were reported, bringing the death toll to 36,009.[25]
  • New Zealand has reported 5,505 new cases, bringing the total number to 1,647,826. There are 7,881 recoveries, bringing the total number of recoveries to 1,603,836. 21 deaths were reported, bringing the death toll to 1,624.[26]
  • North Korea has reported no new cases for this entire week, which remain at a total of 4,772,813.[27]
  • Singapore has reported 6,270 new cases, bringing the total number to 1,749,144. Three new deaths were reported, bringing the death toll to 1,534.[28]
  • Yusuke Oyama, a Hanshin Tigers professional baseball club player in Japan, has tested positive for COVID-19.[citation needed]

6 August

  • Brazil surpasses 34 million COVID-19 cases.[citation needed]
  • Canada has reported 1,070 new cases and 12 new deaths.
  • Japan has reported 227,563 new daily cases, and surpassed 14 million relative cases, bringing the total number to 14,162,662.[29]
  • Malaysia has reported 4,684 new cases, bringing the total number to 4,705,824. There are 4,275 recoveries, bringing the total number of recoveries to 4,622,900. There are 11 deaths, bringing the death toll to 36,020.[30]
  • New Zealand has reported 4,894 new cases, bringing the total number to 1,652,711. There are 6,444 recoveries, bringing the total number of recoveries to 1,610,280. There are 14 deaths, bringing the death toll to 1,638.[31]
  • North Korea has reported 6 suspected cases but no new cases, which remain at a total of 4,772,813.[32]
  • Singapore has reported 5,633 new cases, bringing the total number to 1,754,777. Two new deaths were reported, bringing the death toll to 1,536.[33]

7 August

  • Malaysia has supported 2,728 new cases, bringing the total number to 4,708,552. There are 3,856 recoveries, bringing the total number of recoveries to 4,626,756. There are six deaths, bringing the death toll to 36,026.[34]
  • Canada has reported 753 new cases and four new deaths.
  • New Zealand has reported 3,522 new cases, bringing the total number to 1,656,229. There are 4,692 recoveries, bringing the total number of recoveries to 1,614,972. The death toll remains 1,638.[35]
  • North Korea has reported no new cases, which remain at a total of 4,772,813.[36]
  • Singapore has reported 4,798 new cases, bringing the total number to 1,759,575. Three new deaths were reported, bringing the death toll to 1,539.[37]
  • Australian cricketer Tahlia McGrath has tested positive for COVID-19 but is still allowed to play the final match with Australia against India in the 2022 Commonwealth Games.[38]

8 August

  • Malaysia has reported 2,863 new cases, bringing the total number to 4,711,415. There are 4,752 recoveries, bringing the total number of recoveries to 4,631,508. There are sixth deaths, bringing the death toll to 36,032.[39]
  • Canada has reported 776 new cases and six new deaths.
  • New Zealand has reported 4,174 new cases, bringing the total number to 1,660,402. There are 5,329 recoveries, bringing the total number of recoveries to 1,620,301. The death toll remains 1,638.[40]
  • North Korea has reported no new cases, which remain at a total of 4,772,813.[41]
  • Singapore has reported 3,541 new cases, bringing the total number to 1,763,116. Two new deaths were reported, bringing the death toll to 1,541.[42]

9 August

  • Czech Republic passes 4 million cases, making it the 35th country to do so.[43]
  • Canada has reported 2,021 new cases and 25 deaths.
  • Malaysia has reported 3,083 new cases, bringing the total number to 4,714,498. There are 4,229 recoveries, bringing the total number of recoveries to 4,635,737. There are 12 deaths, bringing the death toll to 36,044.[44]
  • New Zealand has reported 6,142 new cases, bringing the total number to 1,666,539. There are 7,343 recoveries, bringing the total number of recoveries to 1,627,644. There are 50 deaths, bringing the death toll to 1,688.[45]
  • North Korea has reported no new cases, which remain at a total of 4,772,813.[46]
  • Singapore has reported 7,965 new cases, bringing the total number to 1,771,081. One new death was reported, bringing the death toll to 1,542.[47]
  • The United Arab Emirates surpasses 1 million cases.[48]
  • The United States of America surpasses 94 million cases.[49]

10 August

WHO Weekly Report:[50]

  • Hungary surpasses 2 million COVID-19 cases.[citation needed]
  • Canada has reported 2,977 new cases and 40 new deaths.
  • Japan has reported 250,403 new daily cases, a most relative cases, since the first of the pandemic, bringing the total number to 14,861,375.[51]
  • Malaysia has reported 4,896 new cases, bringing the total number to 4,719,394. There are 2,979 recoveries, bringing the total number of recoveries to 4,638,716. There are 12 deaths, bringing the death toll to 36,056.[52]
  • New Zealand has reported 5,397 new cases, bringing the total number to 1,671,922. There are 6,683 recoveries, bringing the total number of recoveries to 1,634,327. There are 17 deaths, bringing the death toll to 1,705.[53]
  • North Korea has reported no new cases, which remain at a total of 4,772,813.[54]
  • Singapore has reported 2,305 new cases, bringing the total number to 1,773,386. One new death was reported, bringing the death toll to 1,543.[55]
  • Former Minority Leader of Georgia States Representative Stacey Abrams has tested positive for COVID-19.[56]

11 August

  • Japan has reported 240,205 new daily cases and surpassed 15 million relative cases, bringing the total number to 15,101,580.[57]
  • Canada has reported 12,990 new cases and 180 new deaths.
  • Malaysia has reported 4,831 new cases, bringing the total number to 4,724,225. There are 3,362 recoveries, bringing the total number of recoveries to 4,642,078. There are ten deaths, bringing the death toll to 36,066.[58]
  • New Zealand has reported 5,022 new cases, bringing the total number to 1,676,938. There are 6,317 recoveries, bringing the total number of recoveries to 1,640,644. There are 21 deaths, bringing the death toll to 1,726.[59]
  • Peru surpasses 4 million COVID-19 cases.[citation needed]
  • Singapore has reported 7,776 new cases, bringing the total number to 1,781,162. Three new deaths were reported, bringing the death toll to 1,546.[60]

12 August

  • Malaysia has reported 3,943 new cases, bringing the total number to 4,728,168. There are 4,645 recoveries, bringing the total number of recoveries to 4,646,723. There are four deaths, bringing the death toll to 36,070.[61]
  • Canada has reported 4,816 new cases and 32 new deaths.
  • New Zealand has reported 4,288 new cases, bringing the total number to 1,681,209. There are 5,487 recoveries, bringing the total number of recoveries to 1,646,131. There are seven deaths, bringing the death toll to 1,733.[62]
  • Singapore has reported 5,481 new cases, bringing the total number to 1,786,643. Six new deaths were reported, bringing the death toll to 1,552.[63]
  • South Korea has reported 128,671 new cases, surpassing 21 million relative cases, bringing the total number to 21,111,840.[citation needed]
  • Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins has tested positive for COVID-19.[64]

13 August

  • Malaysia has reported 4,334 new cases, bringing the total number to 4,732,502. There are 5,082 recoveries, bringing the total number of recoveries to 4,651,805. There are 10 deaths, bringing the death toll to 36,080.[65]
  • New Zealand has reported 3,742 new cases, bringing the total number to 1,684,946. There are 4,881 new recoveries, bringing the total number of recoveries to 1,651,012. There are 17 deaths, bringing the death toll to 1,750.[66]
  • Singapore has reported 4,403 new cases, bringing the total number to 1,791,046. Four new deaths were reported, bringing the death toll to 1,556.[67]
  • Indian National Congress president Sonia Gandhi has tested positive for COVID-19 for the second time.[68]

14 August

  • New Zealand has reported 2,762 new cases, bringing the total number to 1,687,705. There are 3,647 recoveries, bringing the total number of recoveries to 1,654,659 . The death toll remains 1,750.[69]

Summary

As of 14 August 2022, only the following countries and territories have not reported any cases of SARS-CoV-2 infections:

Asia

Oceania

See also

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