Wednesday 05 August 2020

Worldwide Covid-19 cases cross 14.2 mn; death toll surpasses 6,00,000

- Posted on 19 July 2020

Washington, July 19: Johns Hopkins University says the global death toll from COVID-19 has surpassed 6,00,000. 

The university’s tally as of Saturday night says the United States tops the list with 1,40,103 deaths. It is followed by 78,772 fatalities in Brazil and 45,358 in the United Kingdom.

The number of confirmed infections worldwide has passed 14.2 million, out of which 3.7 million are in the United States. There are over 2 million in Brazil and more than 1 million in India.

The World Health Organisation again reported a single-day record of new infections with 2,59,848. 

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