Coronavirus: Global cases exceeds 32 mn

Coronavirus: Global cases exceeds 32 mn

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases surpassed 32 million on Friday, according to the Centre for System Science and Engineering of Johns Hopkins University (JHU).

The global case count reached 32, 136, 855 with a total of 981, 754 deaths worldwide as of Friday, and the CSSE data showed.

The United States reported the most cases and deaths around the world, which stood at 6,976,215 and 202,762, respectively.

India recorded 5,732,518 cases while Brazil followed India with 4,657,702 cases and 139,808 deaths, the world's second largest death toll.

The South Asian country has so far reported 91,141 deaths.

Coronavirus cases were first reported in China in December last year. The World Health Organization declared it a pandemic in March.