Global COVID-19 Deaths Top 500000

Clay Curtis
June 30, 2020

More than 25% of the global cases come from the U.S., according to the Johns Hopkins Data, as there have been at least 2,530,587 cases confirmed as of Saturday.

The worldwide reported death toll in the coronavirus pandemic has surpassed half a million, according to figures published by Johns Hopkins University, with the United States, Brazil and the United Kingdom being the three countries recording the highest numbers of fatalities.

According to CNN, 36 USA states are seeing increases in new coronavirus cases.

Some 1.3 million cases have been reported in Brazil.

Russian Federation on Sunday recorded over 6,700 new coronavirus cases, bringing its confirmed infections to almost 634,000, the third-highest number in the world after the USA and Brazil.

India has reported over 16,000 deaths, with an additional 19,900 infections being reported Sunday, taking the total to over 528,800 confirmed cases.

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In the United States, 125,630 people have died from COVID-19, also about 25% of the global total.

For many states and counties in the US, the dark days of the coronavirus pandemic in April unfolded on their television screens, not on their doorsteps.

The milestone comes at a time when multiple countries have indicated progress in their efforts to quell the spread of a novel coronavirus, while other nations and states question their decision-making processes as COVID-19 cases continue to spike.

Victoria has reported double-digit daily increases in Covid-19 infections for each of the past 14 days, while most other states report zero or low single-digit increases. On Friday, the USA broke its all-time record for the highest number of reported COVID-19 cases in a single day - surpassing 40,000 for the first time.

"We want to get the economy back, but you've got to do it in a measured way".

Pelosi said on Sunday that the "long overdue" for a nationwide mask-wearing requirement.

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