Coronavirus deaths pass 65,000 globally, infected more than 1.2 million people

The novel coronavirus has infected more than 1.2 million people and killed more than 65,000 worldwide, according to Johns Hopkins University.

The US: There are more than 312,000 recorded cases and nearly 8,500 people have died, with 1,344 of those reported on Saturday — the country’s largest single-day death toll.

Spain’s death toll: A further 809 people died in Spain on Saturday, bringing the total there to 11,744 deaths.

United Kingdom’s coronavirus death toll rises by 621

The United Kingdom’s coronavirus death toll has risen by 621 according to new figures released by the Department of Health and Social Care.

This is less than Saturday’s reported increase of 708.

By the numbers: In total, there have now been 4,934 recorded deaths from coronavirus in the UK.

The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus is now at 47,806 – which is an increase of 5,903 on Saturday’s figures.

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