Coronavirus cases exceed 18 million worldwide

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New Delhi (NVI): More than 18 million people around the world have been diagnosed with the new coronavirus. Almost 10.64 million patients have recovered and more than 6,89,000 have died, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.

In the US, the total number of cases have surpassed 4.6 million while the death toll is nearing 1,55,000 in the country. The United States is in a new phase of the novel coronavirus outbreak with infections “extraordinarily widespread” in rural areas as well as cities, a White House coronavirus experts said.

Brazil has recorded 25,800 additional confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus and 541 deaths, bringing the total to more than 2.73 million and more than 94,000 deaths as of the end of Sunday.

Another 4,853 people were diagnosed with Covid-19 in Mexico, the country’s Health Ministry said, bringing the nationwide total to 4,39,046.

Honduras will extend its coronavirus curfew for another week through to August 9 in an effort to curb the coronavirus pandemic.

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 509 to 210,402. The reported death toll rose by seven to 9,148, the tally showed.

An outbreak in China’s far northwestern region of Xinjiang is continuing to subside, with 28 new cases reported on Monday.

South Korea has confirmed 23 additional cases of the coronavirus, amid a downward trend in the number of locally infected patients.

Iran reported its highest daily number of infections in nearly a month, with cases on Sunday exceeding 2,600.