Coronavirus cases surpass 59.1 million worldwide

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New Delhi (NVI): More than 59.1 million people around the world have been confirmed to have the coronavirus, while the death toll is nearing 13,95,861, according to the Johns Hopkins University tally. Over 37.4 million patients have recovered from the deadly disease globally.

In the US, the number of coronavirus infections have surpassed 12.4 million while the number of fatalities due to the deadly contagion have crossed 2,57,000.

Brazil’s coronavirus cases are nearing 61 lakh-mark while the number of deaths have surged past 1,69,400 in the country.

Meanhwile, Mexico’s health ministry reported 7,483 additional cases of the novel coronavirus and 250 more deaths in the country, bringing the official number of cases to 1,049,358 and the death toll to 101,926.

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 13,554 to 9,42,687. The reported death toll rose by 249 to 14,361, the tally showed.

China recorded 22 new Covid-19 cases on November 23, up from 11 cases a day earlier, the national health authority said on Tuesday.

Belize’s Prime Minister Johnny Briceno has tested positive for Covid-19, and will remain in isolation for the following two weeks, after which he will be tested again, the prime minister’s office said in a statement on Monday.

Daily Covid-19 cases in France at near two-month low. France reported 4,452 new Covid-19 infections on Monday, the lowest daily tally since September 28, suggesting a second national lockdown is having an impact.

-CHK