Tuesday 24 November 2020 - 11:18:52 am

Worldwide coronavirus cases cross 57.17 million

SYDNEY, 21st November, 2020 (WAM/Reuters) -- More than 57.17 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and around 1.36​ million have died, according to a Reuters tally published on Saturday.

With 252,493 deaths and over 11.7 million confirmed cases, the United States tops the list of twenty countries with the highest recorded infections and deaths in the world.

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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