Global coronavirus cases near 54 million

  15 November 2020    Read: 266
  Global coronavirus cases near 54 million

Global coronavirus cases are getting close to 54 million with 1,310,433 deaths since the virus emerged in China late last year.

The number of globally confirmed coronavirus cases reached 53,852,537 as of Sunday morning, according to figures compiled by Johns Hopkins University (JHU).

In terms of the total number of cases and fatalities, the US leads with over 10,891,007 cases and 245,578 deaths.

The second-highest number of cases has been confirmed in India with 8,773,479 followed by Brazil with 5,848,959, France with 1,915,713, Russia with 1,887,836, Spain with 1,458, 591 and the UK with 1,347,907 cases.

Brazil's Covid-19 death toll hit 165,658 on Saturday after 921 deaths were reported in 24 hours, according to its Ministry of Health.

Meanwhile, the Latin American country registered 38,307 new Covid-19 cases, bringing the national count to 5,848,959.


The Independent

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