By Pepi Sappal • 03 May 2020 • 1:14
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ACCORDING to Worldometer’s latest statistics, there are now almost 3.5 million people worldwide infected with coronavirus (Covid-19), with the death toll from the disease reaching 244,461.
On a positive note, over a million people (1,107,822) 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 (1,158,393) people diagnosed with the disease in total. It also registered the highest number of new infections during the last 24 hours (27,363). The country has also suffered the most fatalities from the disease, with over 1,537 deaths just in the last 24 hours, taking the total death toll to 67,290.
Spain is the second country in the world with the most Covid-19 cases (245,567) after the US, registering 2,588 new cases today, followed by Italy (209,328), UK (182,260) and France (168,396). However, Italy is the second country in the world after the US with the most Covid-19 deaths (28,710), closely followed by the UK (28,131), Spain (25,100) and France (24,760).
Check out the chart from Worldometer below for more details.
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