Coronavirus cases surge past 127.1 million worldwide

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Coronavirus cases

New Delhi (NVI): The global count of coronavirus cases has reached more than 127.1 million, with over 2,783,000 deaths reported. Over 72 million patients have been cured of the deadly contagion, according to Johns Hopkins University data.

In the US, the total number of coronavirus infection has reached to more than 30.2 million, while the total number of COVID-19 fatalities have surpassed 5,49,000 in the country.

Brazil’s coronavirus cases have crossed the 12.5 million-mark and stand at 12,534,688 while the number of deaths has surged past 3,12,000.

Furthermore, the UK reported a further 3,862 Covid-19 cases and 19 more deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test, according to official data.

The number of Covid-19 patients in France’s intensive care units has risen to a new high for this year, health ministry data showed on Sunday, as doctors warned a third wave of infections could soon overwhelm hospitals. There were 4,872 ICU patients being treated for Covid-19, close to a November peak during France’s second wave of the virus. The number of new infections fell, however, by around 5,600 to 37,014.

Meanwhile, Malta tightened its coronavirus restrictions on public gatherings on Sunday as it sought to avert a surge in infections over Easter. The limit on the number of people from different households who can meet outdoors has been reduced from four to two.

The number of total confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 17,176 to 2,772,401, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed. The reported death toll rose by 90 to 75,870, the tally showed.