World update: August 21 2020

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Worldometer’s coronavirus figures for August 21:

  • 23,098,595 confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide (6,600,250 active, +248,432 since yesterday)

  • 802,372 reported fatalities (+5834 since yesterday)

In today’s global news:

  • We humans have consumed 9.3 percent less of the planet Earth’s resources so far in 2020 than we had at this point in 2019. As a…

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