Global COVID-19 deaths edge 2.5 million ...

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Global COVID-19 deaths edge 2.5 million 

 International Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 10:32 AM, 19 January 2021   Updated: 12:59 PM, 19 January 2021

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The total number of Covid-19 deaths edges 2.5 million globally while more than 96,000,000 people have been contracted coronavirus so far. 

As of Tuesday morning (19-01-2021), a total of 96,008,788 people has been diagnosed with the virus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 2,049,311 while 68,629,083 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers.   

The US, the worst-hit country in the world, has registered 1,422 deaths and 142,022 new cases in the last 24 hours. The country is still at the top in coronavirus deaths and infections. A total of 408,620 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 24,626,376 have been infected so far.  

India is at the second in the list of Covid-19 affected countries as a total of 10,582,647 people have been diagnosed with the virus and 152,593 died so far. 

Brazil, topping at third in the context of reporting most covid-19 cases, has registered 8,512,238 Covid-19 cases and 210,328 deaths so far. 
  
The coronavirus, that first reported in China late last year, is now affecting 218 countries and territories around the world and two international conveyances.    
 

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