Global coronavirus cases hit 25 million mark

FILE PHOTO: A health worker in personal protective equipment (PPE) collects a sample using a swab from a person outside a temple to conduct tests for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), amid the spread of the disease, in New Delhi, India July 8, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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More than 25 million people around the world have contracted coronavirus, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

The university has been monitoring the case numbers throughout the pandemic.

The number of global cases stands at 25,009,250 according to the university tracker, while 842,702 have died.

A look at the global situation and the figures for the countries registering the highest number of cases, highest number of coronavirus-related deaths and the highest numbers of recoveries worldwide.

Registered cases:

  • United States: 5,961,582 
  • Brazil: 3,846,153 
  • India: 3,542,733
  • Russia: 982,573 
  • Peru: 639,435

India reported the highest single day rise in case numbers so far, overtaking the record set by the US back in July.

Coronavirus-related deaths

  • United States: 182,779
  • Brazil: 120,262
  • Mexico: 63,819
  • India: 63,498
  • United Kingdom: 41,585


  • Brazil: 3,202,185 recovered
  • India: 2,713,933 recovered
  • United States: 2,140,614 recovered
  • Russia: 802,365 recovered
  • South Africa: 536,694 recovered

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