COVID-19 case tally: Global cases top 5 million with 328462 fatalities – MarketWatch

The global case tally for the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 climbed above 5 million on Thursday, according to data aggregated by Johns Hopkins University. The death toll rose to 328,462. More than 1.9 million people have recovered. The U.S. has the highest case toll at 1.55 million and the highest death toll at 93,439. Russia has 317,554 cases and 3,099 deaths. Brazil has 291,579 cases and 18,859 deaths. The U.K. has 249,619 cases and 35,786 deaths, the highest death toll in Europe and second highest in the world after the U.S. Spain has 232,555 cases and 27,888 deaths, while Italy has 227,364 cases and 32,330 deaths. France has 181,700 cases and 28,135 deaths, while Germany has 178,545 cases and 8,172 deaths. Turkey has 152,587 cases and 4,222 deaths and Iran has 126,949 cases and 7,183 deaths. India is next with 112,442 cases and 3,438 fatalities, followed by Peru with 104,020 cases and 3,024 deaths. China, where the disease was first reported late last year, has 84,063 cases and 4,638 deaths.

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