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April 13, 2020

US becomes epicenter of Coronavirus with over 22,000 deaths and 557,590 infected people due to COVID-19

Map of the United States of AmericaKathmandu: The United States (US) has become the epicenter of global Coronavirus with  22,115 deaths and 557,590 infected people due to COVID-19 in the last two consecutive days.

With this, the global COVID-19 map shows a total death toll of 114,331 people across the world and infected people soaring to 1,854,464 and total recovery from this contagion reported to be 429,019 as of this day on Monday according to John Hopkins University.

Effects of Contagion in Europe

The US has overtaken Italy in the death toll where the deadly virus is killing 1400 to 1800 people every day on average.

Italy reported the second-highest deaths of 19,899 people and the Spain has the third-highest death estimated at 17,113, while France has recorded fourth highest death toll of 14,393 due to the virus.

Total confirmed cases are reported to be the highest in the US with an estimated number of 550,016, followed by Spain estimated at 166,127  and Italy estimated at 156,363 while France has active cases estimated at 133,669. The UK reported the death of 10,612 people and confirmed cases of 85,199.

Likewise, the deadly virus has caused the deaths of 2,996 people in Germany while 127,459 are infected with the virus. Belgium has recorded deaths of 3,600 people and the number of people infected soaring to 29,647.  Similarly, Netherland has witnessed the deaths of as many as 2,737 people and infection in 25,746.


China shows a death toll of 3,219 which is static and the infected number of people estimated to be 83,134 with just few number new cases in rise.

Japan reported 108 deaths, Russia 130, and South Korea 214 due to this pathogen, while, Iran has confirmed cases of 71,686 and a death toll of 4,474 people.

Similarly, Malaysia has reported 76 deaths while Philippines recorded 297 deaths and Indonesia recorded deaths of 373 people so far. Thailand has recorded deaths of 38 people while Singapore has reported the death of 8 people.

SAARC Region 

In the SAARC region India reported 331 deaths while Pakistan reported a total death toll of 91 people. Bangladesh has reported over 34 people while Srilanka has witnessed deaths of 7 people. Nepal has 13 confirmed cases of which one person has already recovered from the epidemic.

The Maldives has 20 confirmed cases of Virus of which 14 cases have recovered.  Bhutan has 5 positive cases of which 2 cases have recovered.

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