Global coronavirus cases mounts to 43.8 million

Coronavirus cases surpass 52 mn globally; US reports record 1.36 lakh infections

New Delhi (NVI): More than 43.8 million people around the world have been diagnosed with the coronavirus, and over 1,042,600 have died from the pandemic, according to Johns Hopkins University data.

At least 29 million patients have been cured and recovered worldwide.

In the US, the total number of coronavirus cases stand around 8.77 million while more than 2,26,670 people have lost their lives due to the deadly virus.

Brazil, remains number one COVID-19 affected country in Latin America, recorded 29,787 cases within 24-hours and surpassed 5.43 million. The country’s death toll stands at 1,57,946.

Russia registered 16,550 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking its total to 15,37,152, the country’s COVID-19 response center said

Moreover, the COVID-19 death toll in France jumped by 523 to 35,541, the largest daily rise since end of April. The total number of confirmed cases in the country stood at 1,198,695, after 33,417 people contracted the virus in the past 24 hours.

South Korea has reported 103 new cases of coronavirus, continuing a steady spread as people increasingly venture out in the public amid eased social distancing measures. The national caseload stands at 26,146, including 461 deaths.

The World Health Organization (WHO) said that, Europe accounts for the great proportion of new COVID-19 cases, contributing nearly half of all new cases reported globally in the last week. In Europe deaths have increased by 37 per cent over the previous week.