Global coronavirus deaths surpass 280,000

Global coronavirus deaths surpass 280,000

Global confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases on Saturday topped four million, according to Johns Hopkins University.

Data showed fatalities worldwide reached 277,860, while the number of patients who recovered stands at 1,348,383.

Over 1.3 million of the cases are in the United States, well ahead of Spain, the country with the next most cases at 222,857.

Overall, the virus has spread to 187 countries since it first emerged in China in December.

The number of deaths from the infection in the world so far is 276,815.

As Newsweek reported on March 27, the USA had recently seen a surge in diagnoses, having confirmed more than 50,000 positive cases over the three-week period following its 100th diagnosis. A total of 8.7 million virus tests have been carried out in the country.

The USA is now leading the global count with 1,305,199 infections, 78,469 deaths, and 198,993 recoveries. NY has diagnosed the highest number of cases and deaths related to the new coronavirus compared to any US state.

Only in the world of coronavirus recorded in almost 200 countries and regions of the world.

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