Baltimore: The number of lives claimed by the Coronavirus pandemic has crossed 550,000. It is being informed that 50,000 lives have been claimed by Coronavirus in the 11 days period, between 27th June and 8th July. In the last 24 hours, the pandemic has claimed more than 5,500 lives. The epidemic is rampaging the world since the previous six months, and the number of cases has reached near 12,500,000. The comforting information is that more than 7.1 million people have recovered from the disease.
Coronavirus has claimed 553,571 lives around the world, and the number of deaths in the United States alone is 139,059. John Hopkins University made a shocking revelation that in the last 24 hours, 890 deaths have been reported from the United States with an addition of 61,848 new cases. The total number of cases in the United States has reached 3,170,068. Texas reported 10,000, the highest number in the United States, followed by Florida and California reporting 9,000 cases each. The number of jobless people has increased tremendously in the United States due to the pandemic, and a minimum of 1.3 million people have registered for government aid in the last week.
Following the United States, 68,000 deaths have been reported from Brazil, which includes 1,223 deaths in the last 24 hours. The number of Coronavirus cases in Brazil has reached 1.7 million. On Wednesday, 45,000 new cases were reported from this country, and as per received information, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro also has been infected with Coronavirus. The opposition parties in Brazil are criticising that the number of Coronavirus cases increased in Brazil due to the inept policies of the Bolsonaro government.
Meanwhile, more than 500,000 cases have been reported from the African continent. The World Health Organisation has appealed to African countries to increase the rate of screening. The number of cases in the Southeast Asian country, Indonesia, has crossed 70,000.