COVID-19: Global cases surpass 4.1mn

COVID-19: Global cases surpass 4.1mn

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Washington, May 12 : The global number of COVID-19 cases has surpassed the 4.1 million mark, while the death toll is 285,971, according to the Johns Hopkins University. As of Tuesday morning, the total number of cases increased to 4,175,284, the latest update by the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.

The US accounted for the world's highest number of cases at 1,347,388. This was followed by Spain (227,436), the UK (224,332), Russia (221,344), Italy (219,814), France (177,547), Germany (172,576), Brazil (169,143), Turkey (139,771) and Iran (109,286). Of the total 285,971 global COVID-19 deaths, the US leads the world tally with 80,397 fatalities, according to the CSSE. (UNI)