Coronavirus cases surpass 10.4 million people worldwide

New Delhi (NVI): More than 10.4 million people around the world have been diagnosed with coronavirus, more than 5.3 million people have recovered, and nearly 5,10,000 have died, according to Johns Hopkins University.

The US recorded more than 47,000 coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, as data showed cases in 14 states more than doubled last month.

In the US, more than 2.6 million people have been infected with the novel coronavirus while more than 1,27,000 people have died due to the deadly contagion.

Brazil has suffered 1,280 deaths, bringing the country’s confirmed death toll to 59,594, according to Health Ministry data. The total number of confirmed cases rose by 33,846 to reach 1,402,041, the worst outbreak in the world outside the United States.

Meanwhile, South Korea has started using remdesivir, an experimental drug that was originally developed for Ebola, to treat its most seriously ill COVID-19 patients.

Mexico reported 5,432 new cases of coronavirus on Tuesday, bringing the total number of cases to 2,26,089, according to its Health Ministry. The ministry also reported 648 new deaths, bringing the death toll to 27,769.

The European Union to reopen its border to more than a dozen countries — but Americans will still be barred.

All of Disney’s Asia parks have now officially reopened, with Tokyo Disney Resort welcoming visitors to its two theme parks from July 1, after a closure of four months.

-CHK