Monday, June 15, 2020

WHO reports over 7.6 mn COVID-19 cases globally, death toll tops 427,000

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Geneva, [Switzerland], June 15 (ANI): The global number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus infection has surpassed 7.6 million, with over 427,000 fatalities being reported since the start of the outbreak, according to the latest data provided by the World Health Organization (WHO) on Sunday.

The cumulative global toll of confirmed cases has increased by 137,526 over the past day, down from 142,672 the day before, to 7,690,708 according to the WHO.

Over the past 24 hours, 4,281 people diet from COVID-19 worldwide, down from 5,055 the day before, taking the death toll to 427,630.

The majority of cases and deaths --3.71 million and 199,252, respectively -- are still concentrated in the Americas. The United States remains the worst-hit country having the highest single count of cases, over 2 million, and fatalities, 114,466. (ANI)

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