Coronavirus: Global death toll rises to 547,321

The global death toll from coronavirus reached 547,321 at 4:50 pm till Wednesday (Bangladesh Time), according to latest data from worldometer.

So far, 11,980,005 people have tested positive with coronavirus while 6,924,099 patients have made full recovery across the world, the source said.

Besides, the active cases are 4,508,585 worldwide till date.

According to Centre for System Science and Engineering of the Johns Hopkins University data, among the coronavirus affected countries, the US death toll has gone up to 133,972, followed by Brazil with 66,868. Bangladesh so far has confirmed 172,134 cases with 2,151 deaths.

Coronavirus cases were first reported in China in December last year. The World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the coronavirus crisis a pandemic on 11 March.