Global coronavirus cases cross 31.44 million, death toll at 966,487

LONDON: More than 31.44 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 966,487​ have died, according to a Reuters tally published on Wednesday.

According to the census, the United States topped the list with 6,866,308 cases and 199,924 deaths; followed by India with 5,562,663 cases and 88,935 deaths; then Brazil with 4,558,068 cases and 137,272 deaths; and Russia with 1,115,810 cases and 19,649 deaths.

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


Source: WAM – Emirates News Agency