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Global Covid-19 Cases Hits 30 Million

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Worldwide coronavirus cases hit 30 million as of Thursday, according to a tally at US-based Johns Hopkins University.

The number of COVID-19 deaths was recorded at 943,203, with patients recovering over 20.39 million.

The United States remains the country worst-hit by COVID-19, with 6.66 million infections, while the total US deaths have passed 197,500.

India overtook the US by reporting 5.11 million cases of COVID-19, the second-highest in the world.

Brazil, which has the highest number of COVID-19 cases and deaths in Latin America, became the third country in the world to confirm 4.41 million infections.

Russia, Peru, and Colombia trailing the three countries.

China, which is the source of the coronavirus, registered 90,262 cases of COVID-19, including 4,736 deaths and 85,174 recovered patients.

The coronavirus has rocked at least 188 countries and regions since it first emerged last December. (Antaranews via Anadolu)

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