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Visa acquires minority equity stake in Nigeria’s Interswitch worth $1bn

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United States 1,818,983
Cases: 1,818,983
Deaths: 105,611
Recovered: 535,361
Active: 1,178,011
Brazil 501,985
Cases: 501,985
Deaths: 28,872
Recovered: 205,371
Active: 267,742
Russia 405,843
Cases: 405,843
Deaths: 4,693
Recovered: 171,883
Active: 229,267
Spain 286,308
Cases: 286,308
Deaths: 27,125
Recovered: 196,958
Active: 62,225
United Kingdom 272,826
Cases: 272,826
Deaths: 38,376
Recovered:
Active: 234,450
Italy 232,664
Cases: 232,664
Deaths: 33,340
Recovered: 155,633
Active: 43,691
France 188,625
Cases: 188,625
Deaths: 28,771
Recovered: 68,268
Active: 91,586
India 184,364
Cases: 184,364
Deaths: 5,245
Recovered: 87,583
Active: 91,536
Germany 183,294
Cases: 183,294
Deaths: 8,600
Recovered: 165,200
Active: 9,494
Turkey 163,103
Cases: 163,103
Deaths: 4,515
Recovered: 126,984
Active: 31,604
Peru 155,671
Cases: 155,671
Deaths: 4,371
Recovered: 66,447
Active: 84,853
Iran 151,466
Cases: 151,466
Deaths: 7,797
Recovered: 118,848
Active: 24,821
Chile 94,858
Cases: 94,858
Deaths: 997
Recovered: 40,431
Active: 53,430
Canada 90,190
Cases: 90,190
Deaths: 7,073
Recovered: 48,103
Active: 35,014
Mexico 87,512
Cases: 87,512
Deaths: 9,779
Recovered: 61,871
Active: 15,862
Saudi Arabia 85,261
Cases: 85,261
Deaths: 503
Recovered: 62,442
Active: 22,316
China 83,001
Cases: 83,001
Deaths: 4,634
Recovered: 78,304
Active: 63
Pakistan 69,496
Cases: 69,496
Deaths: 1,483
Recovered: 25,271
Active: 42,742
Belgium 58,381
Cases: 58,381
Deaths: 9,467
Recovered: 15,887
Active: 33,027
Qatar 56,910
Cases: 56,910
Deaths: 38
Recovered: 30,290
Active: 26,582
Bangladesh 47,153
Cases: 47,153
Deaths: 650
Recovered: 9,781
Active: 36,722
Netherlands 46,442
Cases: 46,442
Deaths: 5,956
Recovered:
Active: 40,486
Belarus 42,556
Cases: 42,556
Deaths: 235
Recovered: 18,514
Active: 23,807
Ecuador 38,571
Cases: 38,571
Deaths: 3,334
Recovered: 19,190
Active: 16,047
Sweden 37,542
Cases: 37,542
Deaths: 4,395
Recovered: 4,971
Active: 28,176
Singapore 34,884
Cases: 34,884
Deaths: 23
Recovered: 20,727
Active: 14,134
United Arab Emirates 34,557
Cases: 34,557
Deaths: 264
Recovered: 17,932
Active: 16,361
Portugal 32,500
Cases: 32,500
Deaths: 1,410
Recovered: 19,409
Active: 11,681
South Africa 30,967
Cases: 30,967
Deaths: 643
Recovered: 16,116
Active: 14,208
Switzerland 30,862
Cases: 30,862
Deaths: 1,920
Recovered: 28,400
Active: 542