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April 12, 2020

Highest death toll of 20,580 people in the US as global COVID-19 deaths spike to 108,902

Map of the United States of AmericaKathmandu: The highest death toll of 20,580 people have been reported in the US as global COVID-19 death number spike to 108,902 around the world on Sunday.

The total global Coronavirus infection is reported in 1,778,562 people while 402,903 people have come out unscathed out of this horrible contagion according to John Hopkins University as of this day.

Effects of Contagion in Europe

Europe continues to be the epicenter of the contagion where Italy’s death toll is overtaken by the US death toll.

With this, the US is on the top list of not only the death toll but also the infected people due to this deadly contagion that has created a frightening crisis for the world at the moment.

Italy reported the second-highest deaths of 19,468 people and the Spain has the third-highest death estimated at 16,606, while France has recorded fourth highest death toll of 13,832 due to the virus.

Total confirmed cases are reported to be the highest in the US with an estimated number of 529,740, followed by Spain estimated at 163,027  and Italy estimated at 152,271 while France has active cases estimated at 130,730. The UK reported the death of 9,875 people and confirmed cases of 79,883.

Likewise, the deadly virus has caused the deaths of 2,871 people in Germany while 125,452 are infected with the virus. Belgium has recorded deaths of 3,346 people and the number of people infected soaring to 28,018. Similarly, Netherland has witnessed the deaths of as many as 2,643 people and infection in 24,571.


China shows a death toll of 3,219 and the infected number of people estimated to be 83,014. 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 106, and South Korea 211 due to this pathogen, while, Iran has confirmed cases of 70,029 and a death toll of 4,357 people.

Similarly, Malaysia has reported 73 deaths while Philippines recorded 247 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 288 deaths while Pakistan reported a total death toll of 86 people.

Bangladesh has reported over 30 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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