Global coronavirus cases exceed 14 million

# 18:45
17 July 2020

The total number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases worldwide reach 14,003,469 on Friday, APA reports.

The number of people who recovered from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has reached 8,322,232 worldwide, while the death toll stands at 593,890 worldwide.

The first coronavirus case was confirmed in Azerbaijan on February 28. A high alert was imposed in Azerbaijan on March 14 and a quarantine regime was introduced on March 24. The authorities began to ease the coronavirus lockdowns from April 27. Due to a surge in coronavirus incidence following mitigation of the quarantine measures, coronavirus lockdowns were re-imposed in Baku and other big cities for a period from June 21 to July 5 then extended until 20 July.