Covid-19 death toll edges 954,000 globally...

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Covid-19 death toll edges 954,000 globally

 International Desk

 Published: 01:26 AM, 19 September 2020  

Photo: Collected

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The death toll from coronavirus edges 954,000 and the number of infections exceeds 30,588,000 in 215 countries and territories around the globe.

According to worldometer, so far, 953,829 people have died from the deadly virus infection out of 30,588,100 coronavirus cases across the world. However, a total of 22,245,162 have recovered from the virus. 

The United States still tops in the list in terms of both infections and deaths having 6,897,844 people infected with the virus. Of these, 202,692 have died in the country. 

Brazil, the Latin American country has the second-highest number of deaths from coronavirus. The death toll rose to 135,203. Besides, the number of coronavirus cases in the country has risen to 4,466,828.      

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 85,621. Besides, the number of coronavirus cases in the country has risen to 5,305,387 with more than 96,000 new cases in the last 24 hours.      

Mexico is in the fourth position in the death toll from coronavirus infection with 72,179 death cases while the total number of victims is 684,113 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 85,255 people have been infected. Of these, 4,634 people have died.