Coronavirus death toll tops 552,000 globally
Published: 09:15 AM, 9 July 2020 Updated: 09:43 AM, 9 July 2020
Global pandemic coronavirus (COVID-19) has claimed over 552,000 lives, reports Worldometer. According to the survey agency, 552,023 have died across the world from the deadly virus and 12,164,119 have infected while 7,030,006 have recovered.
The virus, which has spread from Wuhan of Hubei province, China, has spread to 215 countries and territories around the world.
The United States has the highest number of deaths and cases. So far, 3,158,932 people have infected with the virus in the US. Of them, 134,862 have died while 1,392,679 have recovered.
South American nation Brazil has the second-highest deaths and cases. So far, 1,716,196 people have infected with the virus in the country while 68,055have died and 1,117,922 people have recovered in the country so far.
The United Kingdom has the third-highest number of deaths and fifth-highest cases from coronavirus. So far, 44,517 people have died of the virus in the UK while the number of infected is 286,979.
Italy has the fourth-highest number of deaths. So far, 34,914 people died of the virus in Italy while 242,149 people have infected and 193,640 have recovered.
Mexico surpassed France and become the fifth highest death nation. So far, 32,796 people died of the virus in the country while 275,003have infected.
In China, the origin of the coronavirus outbreak so far reported 83,572 cases with 7 fresh cases while 4,634 people have died.