Tuesday 29 September 2020 - 5:44:46 pm

Worldwide coronavirus cases cross 29.52 million, death toll at 931,954


BENGALURU, 16th September, 2020 (WAM) -- More than 29.52 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 931,954​ have died, according to a Reuters tally published on Wednesday.

According to the census, the United States topped the list, with 6,609,377 infections and 195,718 deaths; followed by India with 4,930,236 infections and 80,776 deaths; then Brazil with 4,382,263 infections and 133,119 deaths; and Russia with 1,073,849 infections and 18,785 deaths.

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

 

WAM/Rasha Abubaker