Coronavirus cases exceed 27.1 million worldwide; death toll tops 8.82 lakh

New Delhi (NVI): The world’s coronavirus cases have hit 27.1 million, and more than 8,82,000 have died, according to Johns Hopkins University. More than 18 million people have recovered.

In the US, the number of coronavirus cases has surpassed 6.2 million while the death toll is nearing 1.90 lakh in the country.

COVID-19 cases are rising in 22 of the 50 states in the United States, as the country celebrates its end-of-summer Labor Day weekend.

Brazil’s coronavirus cases have crossed 4.1 million while the number of fatalities have exceeded 1,26,000.

Germany’s infectious disease agency has reported 814 new COVID-19 cases raising the total number of infections to 2,50,799. there were no new deaths linked to the virus on Monday, keeping the death toll at 9,325.

South Korea’s Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) has reported 119 new coronavirus cases, most of which are local infections. The total number of infections in the country has now reached 21,296 as of Monday, while more than 16,200 have recovered.

The Australian state of Victoria has reported 41 new cases and nine new deaths from the coronavirus, a day after extending a strict lockdown in Melbourne.

The National Health Commission in China has reported an additional 12 new coronavirus cases in the country, all of which are imported.

The health ministry of Mexico has reported 4,614 new cases and 232 deaths from COVID-19, pushing the total to 6,34,023 cases and 67,558 deaths.

-CHK