Covid-19 death toll edges 968,000 globally
Published: 01:42 AM, 22 September 2020
The death toll from coronavirus edges 968,000 and the number of infections exceeds 31,412,000 in 215 countries and territories around the globe.
According to worldometer, so far, 967,546 people have died from the deadly virus infection out of 31,412,042 coronavirus cases across the world. However, a total of 23,002,854 have recovered from the virus.
The United States still tops in the list in terms of both infections and deaths having 7,025,605 people infected with the virus. Of these, 204,295 have died in the country.
Brazil, the Latin American country has the second-highest number of deaths from coronavirus. The death toll rose to 136,997. Besides, the number of coronavirus cases in the country has risen to 4,547,150.
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 88,943. Besides, the number of coronavirus cases in the country has risen to 5,557,573 with more than 87,000 new cases in the last 24 hours.
Mexico is in the fourth position in the death toll from coronavirus infection with 73,493 death cases while the total number of victims is 697,663 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 85,291 people have been infected. Of these, 4,634 people have died.