Global COVID-19 death toll hits 508,000
Published: 10:06 AM, 30 June 2020 Updated: 12:30 PM, 30 June 2020
Coronavirus death toll has surpassed 508,000 and the number of infections exceeded 10,409,000 people in 215 countries and territories around the globe.
According to worldometer, so far, 508,084 people have died from the deadly virus infection out of 10,409,239 coronavirus cases across the world. Of them, 5,664,493 have recovered.
The United States is the most affected nation by the deadly coronavirus having more than 2,681,811 people infected with the virus. Of these, 128,783 have died in the country.
Brazil, the Latin American country, has the second-highest number of deaths from coronavirus. So far, 58,385 people have died of the coronavirus infection in the country while the number of cases is 1,370,488.
The United Kingdom has the third-highest number of deaths. So far, 43,575 people have died of coronavirus in the country out of 311,965 cases.
In Italy, 34,744 people have died and 240,436 people have been infected with coronavirus so far. France has so far recorded 164,260 coronavirus cases; of them, 29,813 people have died.
The coronavirus was first detected in Wuhan, the capital of Hubei Province, China in December 2019. In the country of origin, 83,531 people have been infected so far. Of these, 4,634 people have died.