A woman holding her baby wearing a face mask in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 7. The country has confirmed more than 2 million COVID-19 cases. Photo: Fabio Teixeira/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

The coronavirus pandemic has affected almost every nation. And case numbers are continuing to surge across the world, along with the death toll.

The big picture: Locking down to combat the virus has had a crippling effect on many economies. Global debt is expected to surpass global GDP this year following coronavirus stimulus measures. As some countries reopen economies with strict health and hygiene measures in place and others lock down again to combat rising cases, take a look at how COVID-19 has changed daily life around the world.

A host at the entrance of a restaurant to turn customers away as a curfew from 8pm to 6am takes effect in Miami Beach, Florida, on July 18 amid surging cases. Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images
People physical distancing while watching wrestlers perform a ceremony ahead of their bouts at a sumo tournament in Tokyo, Japan, July 19. Photo: STR/JIJI Press/AFP via Getty Images
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron in Brussels, Belgium, on July 18, as European Union leaders hold their first face-to-face summit over a post-virus economic rescue plan. Photo: Francois Lenoir/Pool/AFP via Getty Images
A medical volunteer takes a woman's temperature at a marriage hall, temporarily converted into a coronavirus testing center, in Mumbai, India, on July 17, where case numbers exceeded 1 million nationally. Photo: Punit Paran/AFP via Getty Images
A medical worker conducts a COVID-19 test at a free testing site in New York City on July 18 as the city prepares to enter its fourth and final phase of reopening. Photo: Alexi Rosenfeld/Getty Images
Worshipers of Legio Maria in Nairobi attend a prayer session for the first time since March after Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta directed the places of worship to reopen under strict guidelines. Photo: Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP via Getty Images
A funeral home worker plays the violin as a deacon holds an umbrella before the cremation of a coronavirus victim at a cemetery in Bogota, Colombia, on July 17. Photo: Raul Arboleda/AFP via Getty Images
Patrons at an outdoor restaurant in downtown San Diego, California, on July 17. Photo: Sandy Huffaker/AFP via Getty Images
Cleaning takes place inside a housing complex in Melbourne in the Australian state of Victoria on July 17. The city and Mitchell Shire, Victoria, are on lockdown following a rise in COVID-19 cases. Photo by Darrian Traynor/Getty Images
Cleaning staff in personal protective equipment carry trash boxes in a line to minimize contamination after collecting PPE used by doctors who treated coronavirus patients at a hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on July 17. Photo: Amanuel Sileshi/AFP via Getty Images
An escalator inside a Hong Kong wet market is cleaned and disinfected on July 19, as Hong Kong reported 100 new cases — its biggest one-day increase since the pandemic began, the BBC notes. Photo by Vernon Yuen/NurPhoto via Getty Images

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Beirut explosion: Death toll rises to 135, officials under house arrest

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The death toll from Tuesday's explosion in Beirut, Lebanon has now surpassed 130, including at least one U.S. citizen, amid a search for answers as to why a huge store of ammonium nitrate was left unsecured near the city's port for nearly seven years.

What we know: The government says around 5,000 people are injured. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said current indications are that the massive explosion was accidental, despite President Trump's puzzling claim on Tuesday evening that it appeared to be a bomb attack.

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The Philippines' economy sunk into recession as its gross domestic product shrank 16.5% in the second quarter — marking the lowest reading since 1981, official figures show.

The big picture: Millions of Filipinos went on lockdown Tuesday as cases surged past 106,300, with stay-at-home orders in place for two weeks in Manila and nearby provinces on the island of Luzon, per the BBC. The economy's contraction is the "deepest" on record, Bloomberg notes.

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Florida surpasses 500,000 confirmed coronavirus cases

Emergency at Coral Gables Hospital near Miami on July 30. Photo: Chandan Khanna/AFP via Getty Images

Florida has reported over 500,000 total confirmed coronavirus cases as of Wednesday, according to the state's health department.

Why it matters: Florida joins California as the only two states to surpass this milestone. Texas, which is reporting the third-most confirmed cases in the country, is not far behind, according to Johns Hopkins data.