Global nCoV cases top 34.4 mln

Washington: The number of global Novel Coronavirus cases has topped 34.4 million, while the deaths have increased to more than 1,026,700 on Saturday, the Johns Hopkins University said.
The total number of cases stood at 34,495,372 and the fatalities rose to 1,026,717, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.
The US is the world’s highest number of cases and deaths at 7,331,241 and 208,693, respectively, according to the CSSE.
India comes in second place in terms of cases at 6,394,068, while the country’s death toll soared to 99,773.
The other countries cases are Brazil (4,847,092), Russia (1,188,928), Colombia (841,531), Peru (818,297) and Spain (789,932) the CSSE figures showed.
Brazil currently accounts for the second highest number of fatalities at 144,680.
The countries with a death toll above 30,000 are Mexico (78,492), UK (42,358) and Italy (35,941).