Over 3.5 million people contract COVID-19Christian Fernsby ▼ | May 5, 2020
Over 3.5 million people across the world have contracted COVID-19, a disease caused by the novel coronavirus, the US-based Johns Hopkins University informed based on the reports by international organizations, federal and regional governments.
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In total, 1,119,817 patients have recovered.
The highest number of infections has been documented in the USA (1,156,924 cases, 67,451 deaths), followed by Spain (217,466 cases), Italy (210,717 cases), and the UK (187,840 cases).
According to the latest statistics, over 3,400,000 people have been infected worldwide and more than 240,000 deaths have been reported.
To date, a total of 134,687 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Russia, with 16,639 patients having recovered from the virus.
Russia’s latest data indicates 1,280 fatalities nationwide. ■