Global coronavirus cases top 20 million

Global coronavirus cases top 20 million
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Global coronavirus cases exceeded the 20 million mark on Monday, according to a running tally by US-based Johns Hopkins University, APA reports. 

The number of deaths from the virus has reached 733,139, with recoveries topping 12,882,472.

The US remains the worst-hit country, with over 5,196,521 infections, while its death toll reaches 165,564.

Brazil, which has the largest number of COVID-19 cases and deaths in Latin America, has the second-highest number of infections worldwide at over 3,035,422.

India, Russia, South Africa and Mexico are also among the hardest-hit countries in the world.

China, ground zero of the virus, has registered 88,452 cases so far, including 4,680 deaths and 81,593 recoveries.

The coronavirus is affecting 213 countries and territories around the world and 2 international conveyances. since late last year.

Faiq Mahmudov

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