Global coronavirus death toll reaches 120,879

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The global death toll from coronavirus reached 119,696 as of Tuesday evening.

There have been 1,939,463 confirmed cases around the world after the highly contagious disease was first reported in China in December last, according to Worldometer.

Of those infected, 1,939,463 are currently being treated and 51,764 of them are in serious or critical condition.

So far 459,525 people have made recovery.

Coronavirus is affecting 210 countries and territories around the world and two international conveyances.

The World Health Organisation declared the coronavirus crisis a pandemic on 11 March.

Bangladesh on tuesday recorded the highest number of coronavirus cases in a single day as 209 more people tested positive, raising the total number of confirmed cases to 1012.

Besides, seven more people died from coronavirus in the last 24 hours which has raised the total death toll to 46.