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BEIJING, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

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JERUSALEM -- Israel's Ministry of Health reported 3,460 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the tally of infections in the country to 882,391.

The death toll from the virus in Israel rose by nine to 6,495, while the number of active cases rose to 22,727, the highest since March 17, the ministry said.

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ANKARA -- Turkey on Tuesday registered 24,832 new COVID-19 cases, raising its tally of infections to 5,795,665.

The death toll from the virus in Turkey rose by 126 to 51,645, while 6,243 more people recovered in the last 24 hours, according to the Turkish Health Ministry.

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BEIRUT -- Lebanon registered on Tuesday 1,240 new COVID-19 cases, raising the total number of infections to 564,364, the Health Ministry reported.

Meanwhile, the death toll from the virus went up by five to 7,917.

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RABAT -- Morocco announced on Tuesday 8,760 new COVID-19 cases, taking the tally of infections in the North African country to 642,683.

The total number of recoveries from COVID-19 in Morocco increased by 5,466 to 574,918. The death toll rose to 9,949 with 64 new fatalities reported, while 1,203 people were in intensive care units.

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SINGAPORE -- Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) reported 102 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the total tally in the country to 65,315.

The new infections included 98 locally transmitted cases, of which 46 were linked to previous cases and have already been placed on quarantine, 21 were linked to previous cases and were detected through surveillance, and 31 were currently unlinked.

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