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Global novel Coronavirus cases cross 30.3 million

Washington: The number of global novel coronavirus cases has crossed 30.3 million, while the death toll has crossed 9,50,000 on Saturday, Johns Hopkins University said.
The total number of cases stood at 30,395,579 and the fatalities rose to 950,344, the University’s Centre for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.

The US is the worst-hit country with the world’s highest number of cases and deaths at 6,722,699 and 198,509, respectively, according to the CSSE. India is currently in the second place in terms of cases at 5,214,677, while the country’s death toll soared to 84,372.

In terms of cases, Brazil ranks third (4,495,183), and is followed by Russia (1,086,955), Peru (750,098), Colombia (743,945), Mexico (688,954), South Africa (657,627), Spain (640,040), the CSSE figures showed.

The other countries with over 20,000 deaths are the Brazil (135,793), Mexico (72,803), UK (41,821), Italy (35,668), France (31,257), Peru (31,146), Spain (30,405) and Iran (23,952).

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