By Pepi Sappal • 01 May 2020 • 2:46
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ACCORDING to Worldometer’s latest statistics, there are now over 3,303,850 people worldwide infected with coronavirus (Covid-19), with the death toll from the disease reaching 233,813. However, over a million people (1,039,055) have recovered from the disease, to date.
The US continues to be the country that is the most affected by the virus with over one million (1,094,730) people diagnosed with the disease in total. It also registered the highest number of new infections during the last 24 hours (30,536). The country has also suffered the most fatalities from the disease, with over 2,186 deaths just in the last 24 hours, taking the total death toll to 63,841.
Spain is the second country in the world with the most Covid-19 cases (239,639) after the US, registering 2,740 new cases today, followed by Italy (205,463), UK (171,253) and France (167,178). However, Italy is the second country in the world after the US with the most Covid-19 deaths (27,967), followed by the UK (26,771), Spain (24,543) and France (24,376).
Today, the UK overtook to France to become the fourth country in the world with most people infected with the disease, after the US, Spain and Italy. Yesterday, the UK overtook Spain to become the third country in the world with the most Covid-19 deaths, after the US and Italy. Check out the complete break down in Worldometer chart below.
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