The number of confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide has passed a million, as per the latest figures presented by Johns Hopkins University.
According to the international news agency, around 53,000 people have died and over 210,000 people have recovered. There are 749,960 active cases globally.
The US has reported the greatest number of Covid-19 cases.
The international news agency stated that more than 1,000 deaths have been reported from the US in 24 hours, the highest death toll so far.
Spain had reported 950 deaths in a day.
The number of cases in Spain has increased from 102,236 to 110,238. Experts say that the virus is now at its peak and a decrease in figures is expected in the coming days.
María José Sierra, from the Spanish health ministry’s emergency coordination unit, said at a news conference. “We continue with an increase of around 8%. This points, as we have already seen, to a stabilization in the data that we’re registering,”
Coronavirus originated from China at the end of December 2019. The international news source says that an ophthalmologist named Dr. Li Wenliang tried to send a message to other medics warning them about a new virus in the city of Wuhan in Hubei Province. He later died due to Covid-19 while treating patients in Wuhan.
BBC reported recent coronavirus developments worldwide.
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