Kathmandu: The US death toll exceeded over 55,000 and global deaths recorded 206,997 due to COVID-19 pandemic on Monday.
The world’s hapless fight against the invisible enemy continues as recovery from this epidemic amounts to 865,733 around the globe according to John Hopkins University.
Despite the highest COVID-19 death toll in the US, the Trump administration has called for re-opening the state economy phase by phase and there has been street demonstrations in the streets that demanded easing the lockdown.
The experts and scientists in developed countries are tirelessly experimenting on new vaccines to cure the epidemic but no success has been met as yet.
Europe is worst affected by the infection of the virus as Italy reported 26,644 deaths, Spain 23,190, France 22,856, UK 20,732, Belgium 7,094, Netherland 4,475S, Switzerland 1,610 and Sweden 2,194 deaths due to the COVID-19.
In Asia, China recorded 4,633 deaths, Japan 372, Russia 747 and South Korea 243 due to this pathogen. Malaysia reported 98 deaths, Philippines 501, Indonesia 743, Thailand 51 people and Singapore 12 people.
In the SAARC region India reported 881,Pakistan 281, Bangladesh 145 deaths while Srilanka recorded 7 deaths due to this lethal disease. Nepal recorded 52 confirmed cases of deadly contagion while 16 cases have been cured. Maldives recorded 177 positive cases of which 17 cases recovered and Bhutan reported 5 positive cases of which two persons have recovered.
In Africa, Algeria reported 419 deaths and South Africa 87 while Egypt recorded 317 deaths due the deadly virus.
Saudi Arabia reported 139 deaths, Qatar-10, UAE-76, and Kuwait 20 while Bahrain reported 8 deaths due to the COVID-19.
A meeting of Chief District Officers (CDOs) of Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur on Sunday…