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Coronavirus: Global death tally reaches 448,474

Rtv online desk
|  18 Jun 2020, 00:00 | Update : 18 Jun 2020, 15:43
Coronavirus: Global death tally reaches 448,474
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The global death toll from coronavirus stood at 448,474 as of Thursday morning, according to the Centre for System Science and Engineering of Johns Hopkins University.
 
Besides, the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases has gone up to 8,329,221.
 
According to JHU data, Brazil and Russia have come up to the second and the third positions after the US with 955,377 and 552,549 confirmed cases as of Thursday.
 
Meanwhile, India has come up to the fourth position after Russia with 354,065 confirmed Covid-19 cases. The country has so far reported 11,903 deaths.
 
Brazil counted the second highest deaths after the US as it reported 46,510 deaths from the virus till the date.
 
Among the countries, the US has been the worst-hit with the highest recorded deaths of 117,713 patients and about 2,162,851 confirmed cases.
 
In the US, New York State alone counted 30,930 deaths till the date.
 
The UK has the third-highest death toll at 42,238, followed by Italy with 34,448, France 29,578 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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