Saturday 31 October 2020 - 5:52:00 am

Worldwide coronavirus cases cross 18.55 million, death toll at 699,948

LONDON, 5th August, 2020 (WAM) -- More than 18.55 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 699,948​ have died, according to a Reuters tally published on Wednesday.

Infections have been reported in more than 210 countries and territories since the first cases were identified in China in December 2019.

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