Coronavirus cases surge past 45.9 million worldwide

Coronavirus cases surpass 52 mn globally; US reports record 1.36 lakh infections

New Delhi (NVI): More than 45.9 million people around the world have been confirmed to have the coronavirus, while the death toll is nearing 11,94,500, according to the Johns Hopkins University tally.

Over 30. 2 million patients have recovered from the deadly disease globally.

In the US, the total number of coronavirus cases have reached more than 9.11 million. The total number of fatalities have surpassed 2,30,500 in the country.

Brazil remains number one COVID-19 affected country in Latin America with 5.53 million cases. The country’s death toll stands at 1,59,884.

France registered 35,641 new cases in a 24-hour span, raising the country’s total infections to nearly 1.37 million since the beginning of the pandemic.

Moreover, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced m England will enter a second national lockdown on Thursday as the UK has passed the grim milestone of 1 million coronavirus cases.

Austria will also go into a second national lockdown from November 2 till the end of the month to contain the spread of COVID-19. The total number of coronavirus cases in country stands at 104,925.

South Africa currently has the most COVID-19 cases in the African continent, which hit 7,25,452. The country also has the highest number of deaths related to COVID-19 at 19,230.

-RJV