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COVID-19 updates: Death toll is over 228,000

30.04.2020   22:00

The number of people infected with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) around the world has surpassed 3 million 240 thousand 038, according to the data released by coronavirus research centers.

The death toll is over 228,000.

More than 1 million 010 thousand 721 patients have recovered.

US is leading in the world in terms of the largest number of infected people (1 million 064 thousand 819 confirmed cases). 61,680 deaths were reported.

Then comes Spain which confirmed 236,899 cases so far. The total number of deaths in Spain is 24,275.

Spain is followed by Italy which reported a total of 203,591 cases. 27,682 patients have died.

The next is France, overtaking Germany, with a total of 166,420 cases and 24,087 deaths.

UK overtook Germany with most confirmed cases (165,221). 26,097 patients have died in the UK.

Germany has confirmed 161,552 cases and 6,467 deaths.

Turkey confirmed 117,589 cases. The deaths comprise 3,081.

Russia overtook China, where the COVID-19 outbreak started, confirming 106,498 cases. The deaths reached 1,073.

Iran recorded 94,640 cases. 6,028 people have died in Iran from coronavirus.

China confirmed a total of 82,862 cases. 4 new cases have been confirmed in the country in the past one day. The death toll here is 4,633. No death case has been registered in the past one day.

Brazil confirmed 79,685 cases, Canada – 51,597, Belgium – 47,519, the Netherlands – 39,316.

Georgia confirmed 539 cases of coronavirus and 6 deaths.

Among the Arab states Qatar overtook the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with the most confirmed cases – 13,409. The death toll has reached 10 in Qatar. The number of infected people in the UAE is 12,481. 105 death cases have been registered here. Egypt reported 5,268 confirmed cases and 380 deaths. In Kuwait the number of confirmed cases is 4,024 and that of the deaths is 26. Iraq confirmed 2,003 cases and 92 deaths. 725 cases have been reported in Lebanon, the deaths comprise 24. Syria’s confirmed cases reached 43. 3 death cases have been registered.

In late December 2019, Chinese authorities notified the World Health Organization (WHO) about an outbreak of a previously unknown pneumonia in the city of Wuhan, central China. WHO declared the outbreak of the novel coronavirus a global pandemic and named the virus COVID-19. 

According to the data of the World Health Organization, coronavirus cases have been confirmed in more than 210 countries and territories.

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