Global COVID-19 death toll tops 382,479 as cases cross 6.3m

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The coronavirus (Covid-19) death toll has climbed to 382,479 worldwide till Wednesday.
A total of  64,52,391 people have been infected and 30,67,598 people have recovered worldwide from the disease, according to latest data from worldometer.

A total of 213 countries and territories and two international conveyances have been infected in the deadly disease.

The number of globally confirmed coronavirus cases has gone up to  64,52,391 while the death toll reached 382,479 on Wednesday morning, according to the Centre for System Science and Engineering of the Johns Hopkins University.

JHU data show that Brazil has 555,383 confirmed coronavirus cases, the second highest in the world after the USA. The South American country lost 31,199 lives to COVID-19 till date.
The US has the highest number of confirmed cases and deaths. It recorded 108,059 deaths and 18,81,205 cases so far. In the US, New York State alone counted 29,968 deaths till date.
Some countries like China and New Zealand seem to have the pandemic under control. Besides, Europe is in the process of lifting lockdown.
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.
Bangladesh so far has confirmed 52,445 cases with 709 deaths.