COVID-19 cases pass ten million globally

Cheryl Sanders
July 2, 2020

The figure is roughly double the variety of significant influenza ailments recorded annually, in accordance to the Earth Health and fitness Organisation.

With the Covid-19 pandemic continuing to affect countries around the globe, the number of confirmed cases worldwide has now surpassed ten million, with over 499,000 deaths worldwide, and the United States having the most confirmed cases and deaths in the world.

The milestone comes as many hard-hit countries are easing lockdowns while making extensive alterations to work and social life that could last for a year or more until a vaccine is available.

Half the world's cases have been in the U.S. and Europe.

The initially cases of the new coronavirus have been verified on January 10 in Wuhan in China, just before infections and fatalities surged in Europe, then the United States, and later on Russian Federation.

The tally Sunday from the United Nations health agency eclipses the previous record a week earlier at over 183,000 cases, showing case counts continue to progress worldwide.

The World Health Organization (WHO) said Monday that global COVID-19 cases had reached 10,004,707, after the records of daily new cases had been refreshed repeatedly for the past few days. Some researchers said the death toll in Latin America could rise to over 380,000 by October, from around 100,000 this week.

Nations which includes China, New Zealand and Australia have viewed new outbreaks in the previous month, despite mainly quashing local transmission.

No new deaths were reported Monday, leaving the total at 4,634 among 83,512 confirmed cases of COVID-19, . About 50 % of described infections are recognised to have recovered.

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