In this week’s Global COVID-19 Wrap, SABC News captures highlights from the African continent, Europe, Asia and the Americas.

The number of confirmed worldwide infections is currently at 4 550 806, with 1 718 558 recoveries and 304 127 deaths.

South Africa’s confirmed cases are at 12 739 with 5 676 recoveries. Deaths have risen to 238.

On the rest of the continent, 52 African Union Member States have so far reported 75 380 cases, 2 563 deaths and 27 205 recoveries.

Below are highlights of COVID-19 stories making headlines across the world: