COVID-19 Update
  • World 99,820,385
    World
    Confirmed: 99,820,385
    Active: 25,860,238
    Recovered: 71,819,939
    Death: 2,140,208
  • USA 25,702,125
    USA
    Confirmed: 25,702,125
    Active: 9,862,996
    Recovered: 15,409,639
    Death: 429,490
  • India 10,668,674
    India
    Confirmed: 10,668,674
    Active: 185,082
    Recovered: 10,330,084
    Death: 153,508
  • Brazil 8,844,600
    Brazil
    Confirmed: 8,844,600
    Active: 973,749
    Recovered: 7,653,770
    Death: 217,081
  • Russia 3,738,690
    Russia
    Confirmed: 3,738,690
    Active: 518,009
    Recovered: 3,150,763
    Death: 69,918
  • UK 3,647,463
    UK
    Confirmed: 3,647,463
    Active: 1,918,124
    Recovered: 1,631,400
    Death: 97,939
  • France 3,053,617
    France
    Confirmed: 3,053,617
    Active: 2,763,603
    Recovered: 216,965
    Death: 73,049
  • Italy 2,466,813
    Italy
    Confirmed: 2,466,813
    Active: 499,278
    Recovered: 1,882,074
    Death: 85,461
  • Iran 1,372,977
    Iran
    Confirmed: 1,372,977
    Active: 150,800
    Recovered: 1,164,794
    Death: 57,383
  • Ukraine 1,194,328
    Ukraine
    Confirmed: 1,194,328
    Active: 219,107
    Recovered: 953,297
    Death: 21,924
  • Indonesia 999,256
    Indonesia
    Confirmed: 999,256
    Active: 161,636
    Recovered: 809,488
    Death: 28,132
  • Pakistan 534,041
    Pakistan
    Confirmed: 534,041
    Active: 33,820
    Recovered: 488,903
    Death: 11,318
  • Philippines 514,996
    Philippines
    Confirmed: 514,996
    Active: 29,282
    Recovered: 475,422
    Death: 10,292
  • Saudi Arabia 366,371
    Saudi Arabia
    Confirmed: 366,371
    Active: 2,080
    Recovered: 357,939
    Death: 6,352
  • Nepal 269,450
    Nepal
    Confirmed: 269,450
    Active: 3,312
    Recovered: 264,137
    Death: 2,001
  • Ecuador 241,292
    Ecuador
    Confirmed: 241,292
    Active: 22,598
    Recovered: 204,071
    Death: 14,623
  • Dominican Republic 203,946
    Dominican Republic
    Confirmed: 203,946
    Active: 53,529
    Recovered: 147,886
    Death: 2,531
  • Honduras 140,929
    Honduras
    Confirmed: 140,929
    Active: 77,013
    Recovered: 60,469
    Death: 3,447
  • Uzbekistan 78,429
    Uzbekistan
    Confirmed: 78,429
    Active: 946
    Recovered: 76,862
    Death: 621
  • Albania 72,274
    Albania
    Confirmed: 72,274
    Active: 27,069
    Recovered: 43,890
    Death: 1,315
  • Montenegro 58,316
    Montenegro
    Confirmed: 58,316
    Active: 7,911
    Recovered: 49,637
    Death: 768
  • DRC 21,869
    DRC
    Confirmed: 21,869
    Active: 6,303
    Recovered: 14,905
    Death: 661
  • Malawi 19,395
    Malawi
    Confirmed: 19,395
    Active: 12,188
    Recovered: 6,699
    Death: 508
  • Equatorial Guinea 5,401
    Equatorial Guinea
    Confirmed: 5,401
    Active: 118
    Recovered: 5,197
    Death: 86
  • Anguilla 15
    Anguilla
    Confirmed: 15
    Active: N/A
    Recovered: 15
    Death: N/A

In the future, your Apple Watch might detect more health trouble than an irregular heartbeat. Tipsters talking to 9to5Mac claim that Apple is working on the ability to detect blood oxygen levels through its wristwear. If your blood’s oxygen saturation fell below a certain threshold, you’d receive a notification much like you do now for unusual heart rates. It’s not certain if this will require new hardware or a software update, although our money’s on the former at the moment when Fitbit’s approach uses a mix of red and infrared sensors to detect oxygen variation.

The company is also said to be working on an improved ECG function that could properly deliver results in between 100 and 120 beats per minute.

There’s no guarantee the new features will appear with the next generation of Apple Watch hardware, let alone through a software update. Apple hasn’t been shy about wanting the Watch to serve as a vital health tool, however, and this could be more important than usual — low blood oxygen levels can increase the risk of heart and lung attacks. Add rumors of further features, like sleep tracking, and it may be more a question of when Apple adds more health functions than “if.”

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