Aug 29, 2020 07:20 Asia/Tehran [Updated: Sep 02, 2020 14:49 Asia/Tehran]
  • Latest statistics of coronavirus tolls in world

The global death toll nears 842,000 with more than 24,900,000 confirmed cases, according to the World Health Organization.

Iran PressAmerica: There are at least 5,912,016 cases of coronavirus in the US and at least 181,704 people have died from the virus, according to Johns Hopkins University's tally of cases.

So far on Friday, Johns Hopkins has recorded 44,231 new cases and 880 reported deaths. 

The totals include cases from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and other US territories, as well as repatriated cases. 

Brazil's health ministry on Friday reported 43,412 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours. That brings the total number of cases in the country to 3,804,803.

The ministry recorded 855 deaths in the last 24 hours, bringing Brazil’s total number of deaths from COVID-19 to 119,504.  

Brazil continues to be second only to the United States in the highest total number of coronavirus cases and deaths globally. 

There were 5,824 new cases of the novel coronavirus in Mexico on Friday, the health ministry said, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 585,738.

Mexico reported another 552 coronavirus-related deaths on Friday, according to the government. The country's death toll now stands at 63,146.

Mexico has the third-highest number of coronavirus deaths in the world -- behind only the US and Brazil -- according to Johns Hopkins University and is ranked third in Latin America for the total number of confirmed cases. Only Brazil and Peru have more infections in the region.

Turkey announced 36 new coronavirus deaths over the last 24 hours, according to the Turkish health ministry. This marks the highest daily number of fatalities since mid-May.

The country's daily positives of COVID-19 cases have been on an upward trajectory, hitting a high of 1,517 for the first time since June, according to the health ministry's numbers.  

Turkey has increased its testing capacity over the last week and currently tests more than 100,000 people per day, according to the ministry's numbers.     207/216

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