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Global death tally crosses 5,19,766

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The global death toll from coronavirus infections stood at 5,19,766 on Thursday morning while the confirmed cases crossed 1,0,844,827 and recovered 60,62,916, according to the report of worldometer.
Among the countries, the US has been the worst-hit one with the highest recorded deaths of 128,044 patients and about 2,684,416 confirmed cases.
In the US, New York alone counted 32,043 deaths till date.
The JHU data shows Brazil as the second most infected country after the US with 1,448, 753
coronavirus cases and 60,632 deaths as of Thursday morning.
Meanwhile, India has occupied the fourth position after Russia with 585,493 confirmed Covid-19 cases. The country has so far reported 17,400 deaths.
Russia counted the third highest Covid-19 cases- 653,479, after the US and Brazil till date.
The UK has the third-highest death toll of 43,991, followed by Italy with 34,788, France 29,864 and Spain 28,355, according to the JHU data.  Coronavirus cases were first reported in China in December last year.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the coronavirus crisis a pandemic on March 11.

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