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Global death toll stands 5,58,311

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News Desk :
The death toll from Covid-19 stood globally 5,58,311 with total cases 1,24,30,029 and recovered 72,51,610 as of Friday morning, according to the latest report of worldometer.
Among the countries, the US has been the worst-hit with the highest recorded deaths of 133,241 patients and about 3,114, 746 confirmed cases.
As per JHU data, Brazil has grabbed the second position after the US with 1,755,779 cases and 69,184 deaths while India taken the third position again with 767,296 cases. India has so far reported 21,129 deaths.  
Meanwhile, Russia counted the fourth highest cases -- 706,240 -- till date.
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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