Global Coronavirus Cases Cross 15 Million Mark

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The overall number of global Covid-19 cases has increased to over 15 million, while the deaths have topped to more than 615,000, according to global trackers on Wednesday. 

Infections have been reported in more than 210 countries and territories since the first cases were identified in China in December 2019.

The World Health Organization referred to it as a pandemic on March 11, 2020.

The US accounted for the world’s highest number of infections and fatalities at 3,899,072 and 141,992, respectively, according to the CSSE.

Brazil came in the second place with 2,159,654 infections and 81,487 deaths

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In terms of cases, India ranks third (1,155,354), and is followed by Russia (782,040), South Africa (381,798), Peru (362,087), Mexico (356,255), Chile (334,683), the UK (297,389), Iran (278,827), Spain (266,194), Pakistan (266,096), Saudi Arabia (255,825), Italy (244,752), Turkey (221,500), France (214,607), Bangladesh (210,510), Colombia (204,005), Germany (203,717), Argentina (136,118), Canada (113,473) and Qatar (107,430), the CSSE figures showed.

The other countries with over 10,000 deaths are the UK (45,507), Mexico (40,400), Italy (35,073), France (30,168), Spain (28,424), India (28,084), Iran (14,634), Peru (13,579) and Russia (12,561).

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