Number of COVID-19 Cases Worldwide Over 17.1 Mln

Number of COVID-19 Cases Worldwide Over 17.1 Mln
# 31 July 2020 09:04 (UTC +04:00)

The death toll from the coronavirus infection in the world is nearly 669,000; over 17.1 million cases of infection have been detected, and over 10 million of those patients have recovered, according to Baltimore, Maryland's Johns Hopkins University, which tracks and compiles data from national and local authorities, the media and other sources, APA reports citing Sputnik. 

As of 19:30 GMT Thursday, the number of people infected globally is 17,241,298, of them 672,062 have died, according to the World Health Organisation.

The United States still has the highest case count in the world; 4,494,966 were infected, including 152,062 who have died and 1,414,155 who have recovered.

Countries with previous experience dealing with infectious disease outbreaks acted most swiftly to contain COVID-19 and have been the most successful in curbing the spread of the novel coronavirus, Maria Van Kerkhove, the COVID-19 technical lead at the World Health Organisation (WHO), said on Thursday.

#
#

THE OPERATION IS BEING PERFORMED