Coronavirus cases exceed 44.4 million worldwide

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New Delhi (NVI): More than 44.4 million people around the world have been infected with the coronavirus, and over 11,73,270 have died from the pandemic, according to Johns Hopkins University data.

At least 29.9 million patients have been cured and recovered globally.

In the US, the total number of coronavirus cases have exceeded 8.85 million while the total number of fatalities have surpassed 2,27,600 in the country.

Brazil, remains number one COVID-19 affected country in Latin America with nearly 5.46 million cases. The country’s death toll stands at 1,58,456.

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Turkey has risen by 2,305 to 3,68,513 within the past 24 hours marking the largest daily increase since April 29. The death toll rise to 10,027 in the country.

Italy reported 24,991 new cases of COVID-19 within 24 hours with a notable rise in cases from the Lombardy region. The total number of coronavirus cases surpassed 5,89,700 in the country, while death toll stands at 37,905.

Meanwhile, in Europe, both Germany and France will go back into nationwide lockdown amid a massive second wave of COVID-19 infections.

Germany has also announced a partial lockdown on starting from November 2. The country registered a daily record high of 14,964 new cases over the past 24 hours, taking the national caseload to 464,239, the Robert Koch Institute (RKI).