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World Coronavirus Dispatch: Death toll crosses 600,000, quarter in US alone

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Yuvraj Malik New Delhi
More than 600,000 people have died with the coronavirus around the world, nearly a quarter of them in the US. The World Health Organization reported a record increase in global coronavirus cases for the second day in a row, with the total rising by 259,848 in 24 hours. The US, Brazil, India and South Africa were among the countries that reported a rapid daily increase. Read more here

Let’s look at the global statistics:

Total Confirmed Cases: 14,292,005

Change Over Yesterday: 173,890

Total Deaths: 602,138

Total Recovered: 8,031,031

Nations hit with most cases: US (3,711,464), Brazil (2,074,860), India (1,077,781),

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First Published: Jul 19 2020 | 3:49 PM IST

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