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April 11, 2020

COVID-19 onslaught causes 103,257 deaths and 1,704,565 infected

Kathmandu: COVID-19 onslaught has caused 103,257 deaths and 1,704,565 infected around the world, although 376,734 people have recuperated from this contagion on Saturday.

Europe: The Epicenter of Contagion

According to John Hopkins Univerity, Europe continues to be the epicenter of the contagion where Italy has reported the highest death toll estimated at 18,849 followed by the US death toll which is estimated at 18,761, while Spain reported the third-highest death toll of  16,081 people by this day.

Total confirmed cases are reported to be the highest in the US with an estimated number of 496,535 followed by Spain estimated to be 158,273 and Italy’s confirmed cases as high as 147,577 due to this contagion.

France reported a death toll of 13,197 with infection in 125,931 people while the UK reported the death of 8,958 people and confirmed cases of 74,605.

Likewise, the deadly virus has caused the deaths of 2,767 people in Germany while 122,171 are infected with the virus. Belgium has recorded deaths of 3,019 people and the number of people infected soaring to 26,667. Similarly, Netherland has witnessed the deaths of as many as 2,511 people and infection in 23,249.

Asia

China shows a death toll of 3,216 and the infected number of people estimated to be 82,941. Chinese mainland where this deadly virus broke out in the last December is gradually returning to normalcy as Wuhan city opens its lockdown.

Japan reported 99 deaths, Russia 94, and South Korea 208 due to this pathogen, while, Iran has confirmed cases of 68,192 and a death toll of 4,232 people.

Similarly, Malaysia has reported 70 deaths while Philippines recorded 221 deaths and Indonesia recorded deaths of 306 people so far. Thailand has recorded deaths of 33 people while Singapore has reported the death of 7 people.

SAARC Region 

In the SAARC region India reported 246 deaths while Pakistan reported a total death toll of 71 people.

Bangladesh has reported over 20 people while Srilanka has witnessed deaths of 7 people. Nepal has 9 confirmed cases of which one person has already recovered from the epidemic.  The Maldives, Bhutan, and Nepal have not yet encountered any fatalities.

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