Coronavirus cases exceed 41 mn worldwide; France tally tops 1 mn

New Delhi (NVI): More than 41.1 million people have been infected by coronavirus worldwide, with over 11,30,000 deaths reported, according to Johns Hopkins University tally. More than 28 million patients have been cured and recovered from the deadly contagion globally.

France has become the second country in Western Europe to record more than 1 million coronavirus infections. The current total is 1,000,357. The country has recorded 34,075 deaths.

In the US, the total number of coronavirus cases have exceeded 8.3 million while the total number of fatalities have surpassed 2,22,000 in the country.

Brazil, remains number one COVID-19 affected country in Latin America with nearly 5.3 million cases. The country’s death toll stands at 1,55,403.

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany rose by more than 10,000 in a single day for the first time. The country recorded 11,287 new cases in its daily update for a total of 3,92,049. The reported death toll rose by 30 to 9,905, the tally showed.

Italy registered a record of 15,199 new Covid-19 infections in the last 24 hours, its highest daily increase in coronavirus cases since the beginning of the pandemic.

The UK reported a daily record of 26,688 coronavirus cases, bringing the tally of lab-confirmed infections to 789,229.

Jordan has reported 2,648 new Covid-19 cases, its highest daily number since the start of the pandemic, as the country faces a major outbreak with a tripling of deaths in just the last two weeks.

Iran reported its highest daily number of cases since February, recording 5,616 new coronavirus cases for the previous 24 hours, bringing the national tally to 5,45,286 in the Middle East’s hardest-hit country.

-CHK