Coronavirus cases cross 30 million globally
Published: 01:36 AM, 18 September 2020 Updated: 01:47 AM, 18 September 2020
The global tally for positive COVID-19 cases have crossed 30 million globally while the death toll from coronavirus edges 949,000 in 215 countries and territories around the globe.
According to worldometer, so far, 948,502 people have died from the deadly virus infection out of 30,253,629 coronavirus cases across the world. However, a total of 21,955,513 have recovered from the virus.
The United States still tops in the list in terms of both infections and deaths having 6,853,787 people infected with the virus. Of these, 201,837 have died in the country.
Brazil, the Latin American country has the second-highest number of deaths from coronavirus. The death toll rose to 134,363. Besides, the number of coronavirus cases in the country has risen to 4,430,227.
In addition, India is in the second position in the context of coronavirus infection and at third in the context of deaths after the United States and Brazil. However, the death toll rose to 84,400. Besides, the number of coronavirus cases in the country has risen to 5,212,623 with more than 97,000 new cases in the last 24 hours.
Mexico is in the fourth position in the death toll from coronavirus infection with 71,978 death cases while the total number of victims is 680,931 in the country.
In December 2019, the coronavirus was spread from Wuhan, the capital of Hubei Province, China. In the country of origin of the virus, so far 85,223 people have been infected. Of these, 4,634 people have died.