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America’s coronavirus infections spike to 3m

America’s coronavirus infections spike to 3m

Jul 07, 2020 - 13:44

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): At least three million people have been infected with the coronavirus in the United States, with India becoming the third worst-hit country in the worldinfo-icon, according to data from an American university.

After emerging in the Wuhan city of China in December 208, the COVID-19 virus has spread to at least 210 countries and territories across the globe.

In the first months, mostly Chinese people were infected and killed by the disease, which has now been controlled by Beijing. But the virus is spreading rapidly in Europe and America.

John Hopkins University’s statistics indicated on Tuesday that at least 11 million people had been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus worldwide.

So far, 540,000 people have died globally from the pandemic, most of them in Europe and the United States. At least 6 million have recovered worldwide, the source added.

The United States is the worst-hit country, where more than 3 million people have been infected and 133,000 others killed by the disease.

Brazil and India have also been hit hard. As many as 1.62 million people have been infected by the coronavirus in Brazil and more than 700, 00 in India.

At least 65,000 individuals have died in Brazil and more than 20.000 in India from coronavirus pandemic.

India, Spain, the United Kingdom, Italy, France, Germany, Iran and Turkey are also among the countries most affected by the outbreak of the coronavirus.

In Afghanistaninfo-icon, the coronavirus is spreading rapidly, so far with more than 33,000 people infected, 880 have died and about 2,0000 have been recovered. 


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