Global Covid cases to surpass 135-million mark


More than 646,000 new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) have been confirmed globally in the past 24 hours, which pushed the total number of infections to 134.95 million, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its daily bulletin on Sunday.

According to the WHO updates, coronavirus-related deaths increased by over 10,700 to surpass 2.91 million.

As of April 11, as many as 134.95 million coronavirus cases and 2.92 million coronavirus-related deaths were registered across the globe. The number of confirmed cases grew by 646,863 in the past 24 hours and the number of fatalities increased by 10,712.

The WHO statistics are based on the officially confirmed data provided by countries.

Europe accounts for more than 34 percent of new Covid-19 cases submitted to the WHO in the past 24 hours (222,804 cases).

South and North America are second (184,717 cases), followed by Southeast Asia (164,704).

Most Covid-19 cases are recorded in the United States (30.692 million), followed by Brazil (13.373 million), India (13.358 million), France (4.945 million), Russia (4.641 million), the UK (4.368 million), Turkey (3.798 million), Italy (3.754 million), Spain (3.336 million), Germany (2.998 million), Poland (2.574 million), and Colombia (2.504 million).


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