WORLD Global COVID-19 cases surpass 2.1 mln: Johns Hopkins University

WORLD

Global COVID-19 cases surpass 2.1 mln: Johns Hopkins University

Xinhua

02:56, April 17, 2020

global cases.jpeg

People wearing face masks to protect against coronavirus, ride a suburban train near Moscow, Russia, Thursday, April 16, 2020. (Photo: AP)

NEW YORK, April 16 (Xinhua) -- Confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide topped 2.1 million on Thursday, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.

The fresh figure reached 2,101,164 with 140,773 deaths as of 2:30 p.m. local time (1830 GMT), the CSSE said.

According to the running tally, the United States reported 641,166 cases, the most in the world, as well as the highest death toll of 31,590. Spain registered 182,816 cases and 19,130 deaths, while Italy reported 168,941 cases and 22,170 deaths. Other countries that reported over 100,000 cases included Germany, France and the United Kingdom.


Related Stories

Terms of Service & Privacy Policy

We have updated our privacy policy to comply with the latest laws and regulations. The updated policy explains the mechanism of how we collect and treat your personal data. You can learn more about the rights you have by reading our terms of service. Please read them carefully. By clicking AGREE, you indicate that you have read and agreed to our privacy policies

Agree and continue