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Coronavirus Pandemic: Global COVID-19 cases pass 12 million mark

Washington: The coronavirus outbreak exhibits no indicators of receding with the COVID-19 virus wreaking havoc all around the world.

Even as hope rises with the potential for a coronavirus vaccine turning into accessible by the tip of the 12 months, a number of nations are struggling within the battle in opposition to the COVID-19 virus.

The coronavirus pandemic has additionally affected the worldwide financial system as a number of international locations have pressured to impose coronavirus lockdown with a view to cease the unfold of the COVID-19 virus.

The total variety of international COVID-19 cases has surpassed the 12 million mark, whereas the deaths have elevated to greater than 548,000, based on the Johns Hopkins University.

As of Thursday morning, the entire variety of cases stood at 12,009,301, whereas the fatalities rose to 548,822, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its newest replace.

The US accounted for the world’s highest variety of infections and fatalities with 3,053,328 and 132,277, respectively, based on the CSSE.

Brazil got here within the second place with 1,713,160 infections and 67,964 deaths.

In phrases of cases, India ranks third (742,417), and is adopted by Russia (699,749), Peru (312,911), Chile (303,083), the UK (288,511), Mexico (275,003), Spain (252,513), Iran (248,379), Italy (242,149), Pakistan (237,489), South Africa (224,665), Saudi Arabia (220,144), Turkey (208,938), France (206,072), Germany (198,699), Bangladesh (172,134), Colombia (124,494), Canada (108,334) and Qatar (101,553), the CSSE figures confirmed.

The different international locations with over 10,000 deaths are the UK (44,602), Italy (34,914), Mexico (32,796), France (29,936), Spain (28,396), India (20,642), Iran (11,731), Peru (11,133) and Russia (10,650).

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