COVID-19 case tally: 5.24 million cases, 338,762 deaths as U.S. death tally tops 96,000
The global case tally for the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 climbed to 5.24 million on Saturday, according to data aggregated by Johns Hopkins University (https://gisanddata.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/bda7594740fd40299423467b48e9ecf6?mod=article_inline&mod=article_inline). The death toll rose to 338,762. More than 2.1 million people have recovered. The U.S. has the highest case toll in the world at 1.60 million and the highest death toll at 96,013. Russia has 335,882 cases and 3,388 deaths. Brazil has 330,890 cases and 21,048 deaths. The U.K. has 255,544 cases and 36,475 deaths, the highest death toll in Europe and second highest in the world after the U.S. Spain has 234,824 cases and 28,628 deaths, while Italy has 228,658 cases and 32,616 deaths. France has 182,015 cases and 28,218 deaths, while Germany has 179,776 cases and 8,256 deaths. Turkey has 154,500 cases and 4,276 deaths and Iran has 133,521 cases and 7,359 deaths. India has 127,358 cases and 3,759 deaths, while Peru has 11,698 cases and 3,244 deaths. China, where the disease was first reported late last year, has 84,081 cases and 4,638 deaths.
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May 23, 2020 10:36 ET (14:36 GMT)
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