Coronavirus: Global death tally hits 803,479

Coronavirus: Global death tally hits 803,479

The death toll from Covid-19 globally reached 803,479 on Sunday, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.

Besides, the number of confirmed cases stands at 23, 132, 289 according to JHU.

The United States and Brazil remain the top two in both confirmed cases and deaths, with 5,666,673 cases and 176,345 deaths reported from the United States, and 3,582,362 cases and 114,250 deaths from Brazil.

Meanwhile, India's coronavirus death toll surpassed 55,794 on Sunday.

India has the third highest number of infections globally with nearly 2, 975, 701 confirmed cases since the beginning of the pandemic.

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.