Coronavirus deaths toll cross 718,000 globally...

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Coronavirus deaths toll cross 718,000 globally

 International Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 08:52 PM, 7 August 2020  

Coronavirus deaths toll cross 718,000 globally

Coronavirus deaths toll cross 718,000 globally

Global pandemic coronavirus (COVID-19) has claimed over 718,000 lives, reports Worldometer. According to the survey agency, a total of 718,831 have died globally from the deadly virus and 19,321,323 have been diagnosed while 12,407,196 of them have recovered.

The virus that first reported in Wuhan of Hubei province in China late last year, is now affecting 215 countries and territories around the world and two international conveyances. 

The United States has the highest number of deaths and cases. So far, 5,036,881 people have been infected with the virus in the US. Of them, 162,873 have died while 2,577,938 have recovered.

South American country Brazil has the second-highest deaths and cases. So far, 2,917,562 people have been diagnosed with the virus in the country, 98,644 of them died while 2,047,660 have recovered in the country so far.

Mexico surpassed the UK and become the third-highest death nation. So far, 50,517 people died of the virus in the country while 462,690 have infected and 308,848 have recovered.

The United Kingdom has the fourth-highest number of deaths from the coronavirus. So far, 46,413 people have died of the virus in the UK while the number of infected is 308,134.

India has the fifth-highest number of deaths and third-highest COVID-19 cases. So far 2,046,141 people have been diagnosed with the virus in the country, 41,912 of them died while 1,392,940 have recovered. 

Italy has the sixth-highest number of deaths. So far, 35,187 people died of the virus in Italy while 249,204 people have been infected. Of them, 201,323    have recovered.

In China, the origin of the coronavirus outbreak so far reported 84,565 cases with 37 fresh cases while 4,634 people have died.

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