Coronavirus cases surpass 34.4 million worldwide

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New Delhi (NVI): More than 34.4 million people have been confirmed to have the coronavirus around the world, while the deaths were nearing 1,026,700, according to the Johns Hopkins University tally.

Over 23.9 million patients have been cured and recovered from the deadly disease globally.

In the US, the total number of coronavirus cases stand around 7.33 million, while 2,08,693 people have lost their lives due to the deadly virus.

US President Donald Trump has been admitted to Walter Reed hospital after testing COVID-19 positive, where the White House says he will remain hospitalized for the next few days.

Brazil, remains number one COVID-19 affected country in Latin America, recorded 33,431 cases within 24-hours and surpassed 4.8 million. The country’s death toll stands at 1,45,388

Argentina added 14,687 new COVID-19 cases, taking the country’s total to 779,689, according to the government’s report. There were 312 deaths in the last 24 hours, total the death toll stands at 20,599.

Spain’s capital, Madrid, began a partial lockdown to try to curb a rise in coronavirus cases. The country has had more than 32,000 COVID-19 deaths, the fourth-highest tally in Europe behind Britain, Italy and France and the total caseload stands at 7,89,932.

Meanwhile, Indonesia aims to vaccinate 160 million people against COVID-19 by the end of 2021, an ambitious plan targeting more than half the population in a nation made up of thousands of islands.

-RJV