Global COVID-19 cases top 11 mln: Johns Hopkins University

Source:Xinhua Published: 2020/7/4 7:50:23

A health worker takes a throat swab sample of a passerby for COVID-19 testing in Kigali, capital of Rwanda, July 2, 2020. Rwanda's Ministry of Health on Thursday launched a COVID-19 street testing survey in Kigali to probe the COVID-19 situation in the city.Photo:Xinhua

Global confirmed COVID-19 cases topped 11 million on Friday, reaching 11,031,905 as of 6:33 p.m. (2233 GMT), according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.

A total of 523,777 people worldwide have died of the disease, the data showed.

The United States suffered the most from the pandemic, with 2,788,395 cases and a death toll of 129,306, the tally showed. The country's daily new cases kept breaking record in recent days, adding over 52,000 on Thursday.

Countries with more than 250,000 cases also include Brazil, Russia, India, Peru, Chile, Britain, and Spain. Cases outside China has exceeded 10.9 million, according to the CSSE.


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