Global coronavirus tally tops 6.6 mln, death toll surpasses 391,000

Global coronavirus tally tops 6.6 mln, death toll surpasses 391,000
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The worldwide death toll from the coronavirus infection has topped 391,000; over 6.6 million cases have been detected, according to Baltimore, Maryland's Johns Hopkins University, which tracks and compiles data from national and local authorities, APA reports citing Sputnik

The fresh daily situation report estimates the number of people who have recovered globally at 2,870,596.

Americas continue to lead in the number of overall coronavirus cases, with 3 million infections. The region accounts for 168,553 related deaths, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Europe has the world's highest death toll, at 182,308, with 2.2 million cases confirmed.

Africa brings up the rear with 115,639 cases and 2,858 virus-related deaths.

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