Corona Global: Covid19 cases crosses 5 Million mark worldwide, US, Russia and Brazil records highest number of cases

Story Highlights
  • More than 5 million cases of Covid-19 have been reported worldwide
  • COVID-19 cases in India surge to 1.12 lakh, record 5,609 new cases in last 24 hours
  • The pandemic has claimed over 326,000 lives. Over half of the total fatalities have been recorded in Europe.
  • World Health Organization (WHO) reported 106,000 cases globally, highest single day hike

World: The ongoing global impact of coronavirus has been on the priority list worldwide. Millions of lives have been claimed across the globe. New symptoms, research and several studies with respect to novel coronavirus are being conducted in various institutions universally. The novel coronavirus has affected 213 countries along with territories around the globe.

There are atleast 50,00,038 confirmed cases with more than 90,000 new cases of the novel coronavirus in the last 24 hours. The number of death cases has been recorded as 3,28,172 till now with 20,23,472 recovered cases so far, According to the date compiled by Johns Hopkins University. Around 98% of the total coronavirus cases that are reported being 26,90,620 of mild cases whereas,  45,799 cases that comprise 2% of cases are reported being serious amongst active cases. 

The USA has topped the list with 15,92,723 total cases with 94,936 death reports as yet. The number of recovered cases are 3,70,076  with 11,27,711 active cases. Russia is in second place with 3,08,705 cases and Brazil stands third on the list of coronavirus with 2,93,357 cases.

Globally, India stands at 11th reporting 1,12,359 cases with more than 5609 new cases joining the list. Furthermore, the report also states that 3435 deaths have been recorded so far with more than 130 deaths in the last 24 hours.

Highlights: These 5 countries are reporting the highest number of cases:

  • United States: 1,551,853
  • Russia: 308,705
  • Brazil: 291,579
  • UK: 249,619
  • Spain: 232,555

With restriction lifting in several places, Pakistan’s coronavirus death toll has passed the 1,000 mark, according to the country’s health ministry. The country has now recorded at least 48,091 confirmed cases and 1,017 deaths.

China recorded two new coronavirus cases and no new deaths on Wednesday, raises the national total to 82,967 confirmed cases including a total of 375 asymptomatic patients which remains a matter of concern. The death toll in the country stands at 4,634. 

Reportedly, Peru has surpassed 100,000 confirmed coronavirus cases,raising the national total to at least 104,020 cases and 3,024 deaths. Notably, Peru is second to Brazil for the highest number of coronavirus cases in Latin America.

—- Tanmaya Das

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