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Global coronavirus death toll passes 55,000

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Update: 2020-04-03 10:10:30 PM
Global coronavirus death toll passes 55,000

DHAKA: The death toll from coronavirus reached 55,188 worldwide around 9pm on Friday (Bangladesh Time).  

A total of 10,40,639 people have been infected while 222,240 recovered worldwide in the deadly disease, worldometer reports.

In Italy, 115,242 have been infected, 13,915 died and 18,278 recovered in the deadly disease while in Spain 117,710 infected, 10,935 died, 30,513 recovered.

The USA confirmed 245,442 coronavirus cases, the highest number of infection in a country of the world, while 6,098 died and 10,411 recovered. 

In France, 59,105 people have been infected, 5,387 people died and 12,428 recovered while in China, 81,620 people have been infected, 3,322 died and 76,571 recovered.

In Iran, 53,183 infected, 3,294 patients died and 17,935 recovered while in UK, 38,168 people infected, 3,605 died and 135 recovered.

In Netherlands, 15,723 people have been infected, 1,487 died and only 250 people recovered while in Germany, 87,244 people infected, 1,138 died and 24,575 recovered.

In Belgium, 16,770 people have been infected, 1,143 died and 2,872 recovered.

In India, 2,567 people have been infected, 72 died and 192 recovered so far.

In Bangladesh, 61 people have been infected, six people died and 26 people recovered.

The coronavirus COVID-19 is affecting 204 countries and territories around the world and 2 international conveyances: the Diamond Princess cruise ship harbored in Yokohama, Japan, and the Holland America's MS Zaandam cruise ship.

BDST: 2200 HRS, APR 03, 2020

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