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Coronavirus: Global death toll nears 430,000

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|  14 Jun 2020, 00:00 | Update : 14 Jun 2020, 10:12
Coronavirus: Global death toll nears 430,000
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The global death toll from Covid-19 reached 429,666 on Sunday morning while the confirmed cases were 7,764,977, according to the Centre for System Science and Engineering of the Johns Hopkins University.

According to JHU data, Brazil and Russia have come up to the second and third positions after the US with 850,514 and 519,458 confirmed coronavirus cases as of Sunday.

Meanwhile, South Asian country India has come up to the fourth position after Russia with 308,993 confirmed Covid-19 cases. The country has so far reported 8,884 deaths.

On the other hand, South American country Brazil counted the second highest deaths after the US and reported 42,720 lives from the virus till the date.

Among the countries, the US has been the worst-hit with the highest recorded deaths of 115,420 patients and about 2,074,082 confirmed cases.

In the US, New York State alone counted 30,795 deaths till the date.

The UK has the third-highest death toll at 41,747, followed by Italy with 34,301, France 29,401 and Spain 27,136, according to Johns Hopkins University.

Coronavirus cases were first reported in China in December last year.

The World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the coronavirus crisis a pandemic on March 11.

Source: UNB


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