Global COVID-19 death toll hits 524,000
Published: 12:14 PM, 3 July 2020 Updated: 12:40 PM, 3 July 2020
Coronavirus death toll has surpassed 524,000 and the number of infections exceeded 10,992,000 people in 215 countries and territories around the globe.
According to worldometer, so far, 524,177 people have died from the deadly virus infection out of 10,992,367 coronavirus cases across the world. Of them, 6,151,358 have recovered.
The United States is the most affected nation by the deadly coronavirus having more than 2,837,189 people infected with the virus. Of these, 131,485 have died in the country.
Brazil, the Latin American country, has the second-highest number of deaths from coronavirus. So far, 61,990 people have died of the coronavirus infection in the country while the number of cases is 1,501,353.
The United Kingdom has the third-highest number of deaths. So far, 43,995 people have died of coronavirus in the country out of 283,757 cases.
In Italy, 34,818 people have died and 240,961 people have been infected with coronavirus so far. France has so far recorded 166,378 coronavirus cases; of them, 29,875 people have died.
The coronavirus was first detected in Wuhan, the capital of Hubei Province, China in December 2019. In the country of origin, 83,542 people have been infected so far. Of these, 4,634 people have died.