Over 1041,403 corona cases recorded globally. Coronavirus death toll passes 55,030 worldwide
PARIS: More than 1041,403 cases of the new coronavirus have been officially recorded around the world since the outbreak of the epidemic, according to Italy at 10,779 GMT on Saturday.
There were 1015,403 cases of infection with 55,030 deaths in 183 countries and territories.
The United States had 200,000 cases of which 1,711 were fatal. Italy had the highest number of deaths at 9,134 and a total of 86,498 cases.
China, the epicenter of the outbreak, had 81,394 cases and 3,295 deaths.
The figures represent only a fraction of the number of infections as many countries only carry out tests on suspected cases if they are hospitalized.