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More than 36.15 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 1,052,602 have died, according to a Reuters tally published on Thursday.
With 211,912 deaths and 7,576,667 confirmed cases, the United States topped the list of twenty countries with the highest recorded infections and deaths in the world, followed by India, Brazil, Russia, Colombia, Argentina, Spain, Peru, Mexico, South Africa, France, the United Kingdom and Iran.
Infections have been reported in more than 210 countries and territories since the first cases were identified in China in December 2019.
Nurse treats a patient suffering from the coronavirus disease in Sao Paulo, Brazil. File/Reuters
Brazil registered 5,000,694 confirmed cases of new coronavirus, up from 4,969,141 yesterday, the country's Health Ministry said in its website on Wednesday.
The total deaths in the country rose to 148,228 from 147,494 yesterday, the ministry added.
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 4,058 to 310,144, data from the Robert Koch Institute for infectious diseases showed on Thursday.
A man wearing a protective face mask walks past a cinema with the words “Stay at Home” on display in Berlin. File/AFP
The reported death toll rose by 16 to 9,578, the tally showed.
The Philippines' health ministry on Thursday reported 2,363 new coronavirus cases and 144 more deaths, the largest daily increase in casualties in more than three weeks.
In a bulletin, the ministry said total confirmed infections have reached 331,869, while deaths have increased to 6,069.Agencies
With 333,028 deaths and over 19 million confirmed cases, the United States tops the list of twenty countries with the highest recorded infections and deaths in the world.
Nearly 843,000 people have died of Covid-19 globally, and with no vaccine or effective treatment available yet, governments have been forced to resort to some form of social distancing and lockdowns to stop the spread of the virus.
India's tally of coronavirus infections rose by 63,509 in the last 24 hours to stand at 7.24 million on Wednesday, health ministry data showed. Deaths from COVID-19 infections rose by 730 to 110,586, Reuters quoted the ministry as saying on Wednesday.
The first phase focused on providing aid to areas most ravaged by floods, such as the districts of Lasbela and Jhal Magsi.
The Ministry of Railways published a video clip captured by the surveillance cameras installed on platforms, showing the woman trying to get on and catch the train with her son.
The Ministry stressed in a statement on Wednesday that its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment.
Rayan donated one of his kidneys to his father in a surgery performed in King Faisal Specialist Hospital, in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, after which the father returned to his hometown Najran, in good health, according to Saudi local media.