Coronavirus: Global cases now 22,328,069

Coronavirus: Global cases now 22,328,069

The global death toll from Covid-19 reached 786,303 on Thursday, according to the Centre for System Science and Engineering of Johns Hopkins University.

Besides, the number of confirmed cases stands at 22,328,069, according to JHU data.

Among the countries, the US has been the worst-hit with the highest recorded deaths of 173,145 patients and about 5,529, 347 confirmed cases.

Meanwhile, India's coronavirus death toll surpassed 52,889 on Thursday.

India has the third highest number of infections globally with nearly 2, 767, 273 confirmed cases since the beginning of the pandemic.

South American country Brazil, the second worst infected country, confirmed 3,456,652 cases and 111,100 deaths from coronavirus.

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.