Coronavirus cases surge past 9.2 million globally

New Delhi (NVI): More than 9.2 million people have been confirmed to have the coronavirus. While more than 4.6 million have recovered, nearly 4,74,000 people have died, according to Johns Hopkins University tally.

In the US, more than 2.3 million cases have been recorded while the total number of fatalities have surpassed 1,21,000 in the country.

Meanwhile, the top medical expert in the US, Anthony Fauci has warned that the country, which has been “hit badly” by the coronavirus, is facing a dangerous surge in new cases. The warning came as Arizona, Texas and Nevada each reported a record number of daily cases.

The number of people who have died from coronavirus in Latin America surpassed 1,00,000, with more than half of confirmed deaths logged in Brazil.

In addition to this, Egypt will lift a three-month night-time curfew despite the number of new infections keeps increasing. Restaurants and cafes will also be allowed to operate at a fourth of their capacity and remain open until 10pm local time.

Germany have ordered two new lockdowns for the entire districts of Warendorf and Guetersloh. The move came after a coronavirus outbreak at a slaughterhouse infected more than 1,500 workers.

Maldives will open its borders on July 15 to tourist arrivals from all countries.

-CHK