May 13, 2020 16:09 Asia/Tehran [Updated: Aug 31, 2020 21:38 Asia/Tehran]
  • Number of infected globally reaches 4,261,955
    Number of infected globally reaches 4,261,955

The global death toll from the coronavirus infection reached 291,000, almost 4.26 million cases of infection were detected, and more than 1.49 million of those patients were cured, according to Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.

Iran PressEurope: As of Wednesday, the number of people infected globally has reached 4,261,955; the COVID-19 death toll stands at 291,964, according to Johns Hopkins University, which tracks and compiles data from federal and local authorities, media and other sources.

The United States still has the highest case count in the world, with nearly 1.37 million infected: this includes 230,287 recoveries and 82,376 deaths.

The United Kingdom, Italy, and Spain are among the main centers of the COVID-19 outbreak in Europe.

Russia's overall number of coronavirus cases has topped 232,000. 


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