Kathmandu: The global COVID-19 confirmed cases surged to 1,511,104 & caused the death of 88,338 people across the world on Thursday morning.
While the invisible enemy of humanity creates a horrible and frightening situation, its optimistic side showed a total recovery of 328,661 people from this lethal epidemic spreading like a wildfire.
According to John Hopkins University, Italy has the highest death toll due to this deadly virus which is estimated to be 17,669, followed by Spain which is 14,792 and the US death toll reported to be 14,678.
Total confirmed cases are reported to be the highest in the US with an estimated number of 429,052, followed by Spain estimated to be 148,220 and Italy’s confirmed cases as high as 139,422 due to this pathogen.
France reported a death toll of 10,869 with infection in 113,959 people while China shows a death toll of 3,213 and the infected number of people estimated to be 82,809.
The UK has reported a death toll of 7,097 people and confirmed cases of 61,474, while, Iran has confirmed cases of 64,586 and a death toll of 3,993 people.
Likewise, the deadly virus has caused the deaths of 2,349 people in Germany while 113,296 are infected with the virus. Belgium has recorded deaths of 2240 people and the number of people infected soaring to 23,405.
Similarly, Netherland has witnessed the deaths of as many as 2248 people and infection in 20,682..
In South Asia, India has a recorded death toll of 178 and Pakistan reported a total death toll of 61 people. Bangladesh has a recorded death of 20 people while Srilanka has witnessed deaths of 7 people and Nepal has 9 confirmed cases of which one person has already recovered from the epidemic.
Food and vegetable shops have started opening till 11 am and the traffic has also started …