Global fatalities surge to 5,29,837
News Desk :
The number of deaths, caused by coronavirus across the world, reached 5,29,837 as of Saturday morning.
Besides, the total confirmed global cases climbed to 1,12,27,486 while the number of those who have recovered from the disease 63,69,639 during the period, according to data provided by worldometer. The worst-hit US has recorded 2,793,435 Covid-19 cases with 129,432 deaths.
Besides, Brazil, the second-worst country in the world behind the US, has registered over 1.5 million cases. The number of coronavirus deaths stands there at 61,884.
Meanwhile, Russia has occupied the third position with 666,941 confirmed cases followed by India (625,544), Peru (295,599), Chile (288,089), and the United Kingdom (285,787).
In terms of deaths, the UK is in the third position (44,216), followed by Italy (34,833), France (29, 896), Mexico (29,843), Spain (28,385) and India (18,213).
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.