More than 2,579,000 recovered from coronavirus infection so far: Summary
Hello and welcome to today’s live coverage of coronavirus news in India and across the world, with me, Sushmita Panda and my colleagues Himanshu Shekhar, Shashwat Bhandari, Vani Mehrotra, Priya Jaiswal, Sidhant Mamtany and Rashi Hardaha. You can get in touch with us directly on twitter @sushmitapanda, @himaanshus, @ShashBhandari @vani_mehrotra @priyajais, @SidMamtany, and @rashihardaha for news, tips, photos, questions and comments.
Here’s a quick overview:
The total number of global cases has surpassed 5.9 million, including more than 362,000 fatalities. More than 2,579,000 patients are reported to have recovered.
Deaths by country:
United States- 1,03,330
United Kingdom- 37,832
Belgium – 9,388
Coronavirus in India: Total COVID-19 positive cases cross 165,000-mark
Coronavirus Death Toll in India: As of Friday evening, the death toll stood at 4,711