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Coronavirus Pandemic: Covid-19 global death toll crosses 30,000-mark; over 640,000 positive cases

The number of coronavirus cases across the world rose to 640,589 as on Saturday evening, with the US leading with 115,547 cases, while the global death toll rose to 30,249 according to data from the Johns Hopkins University's Coronavirus Resource Centre.

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New Delhi Updated on: March 29, 2020 8:20 IST
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Coronavirus Pandemic: Covid-19 global death toll crosses 30,000-mark; over 640,000 positive cases

The number of coronavirus cases across the world rose to 640,589 as on Saturday evening, with the US leading with 115,547 cases, while the global death toll rose to 30,249 according to data from the Johns Hopkins University's Coronavirus Resource Centre.

Italy, with 10,023 fatalities, comprised over one-third of the death toll and was followed by Spain with 5,812 and China's Hubei with 3,177. Iran with 2,517 deaths, and France with 2,314 were joined in the four-figure category by the UK, where the toll is now 1,019.

As regards the total number of cases, the US was followed by Italy (92,472), China (81,999), Spain (72,248), Germany (56,202), Iran (35,408), France (33,450) and the UK (17,301).

Meanwhile, a total of 137,283 people have recovered from the infection with the bulk -- 62,098 -- of them from China's Hubei, the site of the disease outbreak, followed by 12,384 in Italy, 12,285 in Spain, 11,679 in Iran, and 6,658 in Germany.

The death toll had crossed 25,000 on Friday night, with the total number of cases around the world then were 553,244, with the US leading the tally at 86,012, followed by China at 81,897 and Italy at 80,859.

Also Read: COVID-19 death toll in Italy surges past 10,000

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