World Health Organisation says global COVID-19 tally topped 10.3 million

Published: 02 July, 2020 10:22 IST | ANI | Geneva

America continues to lead the count with over 5.2 million cases

A health worker performs a physiotherapy treatment on a COVID-19-infected patient at the intensive care unit of Anhembi emergency makeshift hospital in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Pic/ AFP
A health worker performs a physiotherapy treatment on a COVID-19-infected patient at the intensive care unit of Anhembi emergency makeshift hospital in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Pic/ AFP

The World Health Organization (WHO) has estimated the overall number of coronavirus cases globally at 10,357,662, with 508,055 people having died from the disease. The UN health agency said in the situation report published on late Wednesday that 163,939 new cases had been recorded in the past day, while further 4,188 patients had died.

America continues to lead the count with over 5.2 million cases, followed by Europe with more than 2.7 million.

The WHO declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic on March 11.

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