The total confirmed cases of Coronavirus infection on Saturday (30 May) surged to over 62.89 lakh globally, while the fatalities due to the deadly virus, which originated in China’s Wuhan city, have increased close to 3.76 lakh, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
As of Tuesday (2 June) evening, the overall number of cases stood at 6,289,259, while the death toll increased to 375,994, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.
As many as 2,708,367 people have recovered from the disease globally, the CSSE data showed.
Currently, the US has 1,811,277 confirmed cases and 105,147 deaths, both tallies account for the highest in the world, according to the CSSE.
Meanwhile, in terms of cases, Brazil comes in second place with 526,447 infections.
This was followed by Russia (423,186), the UK (277,736), Spain (239,638), Italy (233,197), India (198,706), France (189,348), Germany (183,771), Peru (170,039), Turkey (164,769), Iran (154,445), the CSSE figures showed.
Regarding fatalities, the UK continues in the second position after the US with 39,127 COVID-19 deaths, which also accounts for the highest fatalities in Europe.
The other countries with over 10,000 deaths are Italy (33,475), Brazil (29,937), France (28,836), and Spain (27,127).
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