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Global coronavirus cases top 11 million

Global coronavirus cases top 11 million

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Jul 04, 2020 - 14:17

KABULinfo-icon(Pajhwok): Global coronavirus cases has exceeded 11 million, according to a Reuters tally, marking another milestone in the spread of the disease that has killed more than half a million people in seven months.

The number of cases is more than double the figure for severe influenza illnesses recorded annually, according to the Worldinfo-icon Healthinfo-icon Organization.

Many hard-hit countries are easing lockdowns put in place to slow the spread of the coronavirus while making extensive alterations to work and social life that could last for a year or more until a vaccine is available.

Some countries are experiencing a resurgence in infections, leading authorities to partially reinstate lockdowns, in what experts say could be a recurring pattern into 2021.

In Afghanistaninfo-icon, more than 32,600 people have suffered from the respiratory disease. According to the health ministry nearly 350 people tested positive coronavirus in the past 24 hours.

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