Coronavirus cases surge past 40 million globally

New Delhi (NVI): More than 40 million people have been infected by coronavirus worldwide, with over 11,17,500 deaths reported, according to Johns Hopkins University tally. At least 27.6 million patients have been cured and recovered from the deadly contagion globally.

In the US, the total number of coronavirus cases have reached more than 8.2 million while the total number of fatalities have surpassed 2,20,000 in the country.

Brazil, remains number one COVID-19 affected country in Latin America with more than 5.2 million cases. The country’s death toll stands at 1,54,176.

Argentina has become the fifth country with more than 1 million coronavirus cases, its Health Ministry said, after an acceleration of cases in the past few weeks. There were 1,002,662 confirmed cases of the virus in the South American country by Monday night.

Mexico’s health ministry on Monday reported 3,699 additional cases of coronavirus and 171 more deaths in the country, bringing the official number of cases to 8,54,926 and the death toll to 86,338.

In Germany, 6,868 new confirmed coronavirus cases were detected in the past 24 hours. The country has recorded 3,73,167 infections overall. The death toll from the virus rose by 47 to 9,836.

Canada’s total infections passed 2,00,000 on Monday, according to Johns Hopkins data.

China has reported 19 new coronavirus cases for October 19, up from 13 cases a day earlier, the health commission said on Tuesday. China has 85,704 confirmed coronavirus cases, according to the health authority. The Covid-19 death toll remains unchanged at 4,634.

-CHK