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Global COVID-19 death toll tops 2.6 million

WASHINGTON: The global epidemic coronavirus has infected more than 119.6 million people worldwide and the death toll has risen to 2,651,700.

There are more than 962.55 million people recovering from coronavirus and more than 272,000 active cases globally. The total number of deaths from the virus in the United States has reached 545,544, while more than 299.93 million have been affected.

The number of people infected with coronavirus in India is more than 113.33 million and 158,483 people have lost their lives. The number of people infected with coronavirus in Brazil has risen to more than 113.68 million and 275,276 people have died.

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More than 4.37 million people in Russia have been infected with the coronavirus, bringing the total death toll to 91,220. More than 4,248,000 people have been affected in the UK and 125,343 deaths have been reported. 

In France, more than 4,015,000 people have been affected and 90,146 have lost their lives. In Spain, 3,183,704 people were affected and 72,258 died. In Italy, more than 3.17 million people have been affected, while 110,000 people have died. 

According to statistics, the first 50 million cases of coronavirus in the world were reported in 356 days, while the last 50 million cases have been registered in just ninety days. The first case of coronavirus was registered on 17th November 2019, after which the number of cases reached one crore on 27th June 2020.