Kathmandu:Over 56,000 people have died in the US and 210,611 died around the world due to COVID-19, while 3,035,177 are infected with the deadly virus, though 891,804 as of Tuesday recovered from this epidemic according to John Hopkins University.
Europe is worst affected by the infection of the virus as Italy reported 26,977 deaths, Spain 23,521, France 23,293, UK 21,092, Belgium 7,207, Netherland 4,518, Switzerland 1,665 and Sweden 2,274 deaths due to the COVID-19.
The US continues to record the highest infected cases of the virus with 985,443 confirmed cases, followed by Spain with 229,422 infected cases on record and Italy with 199,414 cases and France showing the number of active cases soaring to 165,962. Then Germany and UK have recorded the higher number of vulnerability to the contagion so far.
In Asia, China recorded 4,633 deaths, Japan 372, Russia 794 and South Korea 243 due to this pathogen. Malaysia reported 99 deaths, Philippines 511, Indonesia 765, Thailand 52 people and Singapore 12 people.
In the SAARC region India reported 939,Pakistan 292, Bangladesh 152 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 432 deaths and South Africa 90 while Egypt recorded 337 deaths due the deadly virus.
Saudi Arabia reported 144 deaths, Qatar-10, UAE-82, and Kuwait 22 while Bahrain reported 8 deaths due to the COVID-19.
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