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Global Coronavirus cases approaching 7.9 million

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The coronavirus pandemic has affected millions of people around the world and the COVID-19 virus has claimed countless lives.

The COVID-19 problem has been compounded by the fact that until now, researchers all over the world have been unable to find a medicine or vaccine which is able to prevent coronavirus.

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Although several countries have imposed lockdowns to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the coronavirus outbreak continues to increase at an alarming rate.

The overall number of global COVID-19 cases was nearing 7.9 million, while the death toll has surged to over 432,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

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As of Monday morning, the total number of cases stood at 7,893,700, while the fatalities stood at 432,922, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.

With 2,093,508 cases and 115,732 deaths, the US continues with the world’s highest number of COVID-19 infections and fatalities, according to the CSSE.

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In terms of cases, Brazil comes in the second place with 867,624 infections.

This was followed by Russia (528,267), India (320,922), the UK (297,342), Spain (243,928), Italy (236,989), Peru (229,736), France (194,153), Germany (187,518), Iran (187,427), Turkey (178,239), Chile (174,293), Mexico (146,837), Pakistan (139,230), Saudi Arabia (127,541) and Canada (100,043), the CSSE figures showed.

Regarding fatalities, Brazil has overtaken the UK in the second position with 43,332 COVID-19 deaths.

Meanwhile, India on Monday witnessed a spike of over 11,000 cases second day in a row with 325 deaths taking the total tally of Covid-19 cases to 3,32,424, Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare data revealed.

According to the ministry, at least 11,502 fresh cases were recorded in the last 24 hours — the fourth consecutive day showing an increase of over 10,000 cases.

A total of 325 people died during the same time taking the toll to 9,520 so far since the first case was reported on January 30, the Health Ministry data said.

For the seventh consecutive day, the number of recoveries (1,69,797) remained higher than the active ones (1,53,106).

Source : News24Online

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