Coronavirus cases surge past 122 million worldwide

at 10:52 am
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New Delhi (NVI): The global count of coronavirus cases has reached more than 122 million, with over 2,700,800 deaths reported. Over 69 million patients have been cured from the deadly virus, according to Johns Hopkins University data.

In the US, the total number of coronavirus cases have reached to more than 29.7 million, while the total number of COVID-19 fatalities have surpassed 5,41,090 in the country.

Brazil has had a record 90,570 COVID-19 cases reported in the last 24 hours and 2,815 deaths, the second deadliest daily toll since the pandemic began. With this, the country’s coronavirus infection has surpassed 11.8-million mark and stands at 10,871,390 and death toll rises to 290,314.

The Health Ministry of Mexico has registered 5,722 new coronavirus cases and 613 additional fatalities on Friday, bringing the total caseload in the country to 2,187,910 with 197,219 deaths.

Furthermore, the Chinese mainland recorded 4 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, all from overseas. This brought the total number of confirmed cases in China to 90,087, with the death toll unchanged at 4,636.

Greece has also announced that it would relax a four-month coronavirus lockdown by allowing visits to archaeological sites and parks in an effort to reduce indoor infections, while boosting rapid tests.

Meanwhile, Poland will also go into three-week nationwide lockdown from today, with people encouraged to stay home and many shops and facilities closed to curb the upsurge of coronavirus cases.