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Corona infections worldwide exceed 4 million

Category: World

Date: 2020-05-10T12:00:46+0000
Corona infections worldwide exceed 4 million

Shafaq News/ The number of people infected with the novel coronavirus in the world has exceeded 4 million, according to Johns Hopkins University on Sunday morning.

The university, which is a reference in tracking the spread of Corona pandemic, monitored 4 million and 24737 infections, an increase of 85.9 thousand cases during the past 24 hours, indicating a slight decrease in daily infection rates compared to 93.8 thousand the previous day.

The death toll reached 279,311 cases, while more than one million and 370 thousand people recovered.

The United States leads by a large margin the list of countries most affected by the virus with more than one million and 309 thousand infections, followed by Spain (223.5 thousand), Italy (218.2 thousand) and Britain (216.5 thousand), while Russia remains in fifth place with about 198.6 thousand infections.