Coronavirus Cases top 1.3 million globally, killed over 74,000 worldwide

The numbers: The novel coronavirus has infected more than 1.34 million people and killed over 74,000 worldwide, according to Johns Hopkins University. More than 10,000 have died in the US, and officials warn this will be the toughest week yet.

Coronavirus cases over 4,400 in India, with 114 deaths

The death toll due to novel coronavirus rose to 114 and the number of cases in the country climbed to 4,421 on Tuesday, according to the Union Health Ministry.

While the number of active COVID-19 cases stood at 3,981, as many as 325  people were cured and discharged, and one had migrated, it stated. The total number of cases include 66 foreign nationals.

According to the ministry’s data updated at 9 am, three new deaths were reported from Rajasthan, while Tripura recorded its first coronavirus case.

Maharashtra has reported the most coronavirus deaths at 45, followed by Gujarat at 12, Madhya Pradesh nine, Telangana and Delhi seven each, Punjab six and Tamil Nadu five fatalities.

This is the first time China has reported no new coronavirus deaths since the NHC began releasing daily updates in late January.

China has now recorded a total of 81,740 cases and 3,331 deaths, according to the NHC.

This doesn’t represent the total number of active cases, but rather the number of infections since the pandemic began. Of those total cases, 77,167 patients have recovered and been discharged from hospitals, according to the NHC.

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