New Delhi (NVI): More than 115.1 million people around the world have been confirmed to have the coronavirus, while the death toll has crossed 2,559,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University tally. Over 65.1 million patients have recovered from the deadly disease globally.
The number of coronavirus infections in the US has surpassed 28.7 million, while the number of fatalities caused due to the deadly contagion has surpassed 5,18,000 in the country.
Brazil’s coronavirus cases have crossed the 10.7 million-mark and stand at 10,718,630 while the number of deaths has surged past 2,59,000.
Meanwhile, Greece has extended its coronavirus lockdown to March 16 as it reported the highest number of new cases recorded so far in 2021.
Sao Paulo, Brazil’s most populous state, has announced tough new measures to slow a snowballing coronavirus pandemic in the country with the world’s second-highest death toll.
Turkey reported 11,520 new Covid-19 cases and 65 deaths on Wednesday as the country begins easing coronavirus restrictions. The cumulative total number of cases registered in Turkey stands at 2,734,835, while 28,771 have died since the pandemic began.
Italy recorded 347 deaths on Wednesday, compared to 343 on Tuesday, the health ministry has said, while the daily tally of new infections rose to 20,884 from 17,083 the day before.