COVID-19 claims more than 348,000 lives globally
Published: 03:30 PM, 26 May 2020
The deadly COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) has claimed more than 348,000 lives all over the world, reports worldometers.info.
According to Worldometer, 348,194 people have died across the world from the deadly virus and 5,603,602 have infected while 2,381,855 have recovered.
The virus, which has spread from China, has so far infected 213 countries and territories around the world.
The United States is the most affected nation by the deadly coronavirus. So far, 1,706,226 people have infected with the virus in the US. Of them, 99,805 have died while 464,670 have recovered.
The United Kingdom has the second-highest number of deaths from coronavirus. So far, 36,914 people have died of the virus in the country while the number of infected is 261,184.
Italy has the third-highest number of deaths. So far, 32,877 people died of the virus in Italy while 230,158 people have infected and 141,981 have recovered.
France remains in the 4th position in the case of deaths. The country has so far recorded 182,942 coronavirus cases while 28,432 people have died.
Another European country, Spain remains in the 5th position in terms of death but fourth in terms of infection. The country has reported 28,873 deaths while 282,480 have infected.
South American nation Brazil has the second-highest cases and six-highest deaths. So far, 376,669 people have infected with the virus in the country while 23,522 have died.
Germany has the eight highest coronavirus cases. So far 180,789 people have infected with the virus in the country and 8,428 have died.
India has the highest cases and deaths among the South Asian countries. The country so far recorded 4,172 deaths with 145,456 cases. 60,706 people so far recovered from the virus.
In China, the origin of the coronavirus outbreak cases rose by 7 to 82,992 and deaths toll remains 4,634 as no new deaths reported in the past 24 hours.