Coronavirus Toll At 1100 GMT Sunday
Sumaira FH 2 months ago Sun 28th February 2021 | 06:10 PM
Paris, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 28th Feb, 2021 ) :The novel coronavirus has killed at least 2,526,075 people since it emerged in China in December 2019, according to an AFP tally compiled from official sources at 1100 GMT Sunday.
At least 113,758,510 cases of coronavirus have been registered, of which at least 69,695,100 are now considered recovered.
On Saturday, health officials recorded 8,713 new deaths and 395,666 new cases worldwide.
The United States is the worst-affected country with 511,998 deaths.
Europe overall has 850,906 deaths from 37,517,951 cases, Latin America and the Caribbean 676,702 deaths from 21,320,087 infections, and the United States and Canada 533,947 deaths from 29,418,237 cases.
Since the start of the pandemic, the number of tests conducted has greatly increased while testing and reporting techniques have improved, leading to a rise in reported cases.
However the number of diagnosed cases is only a part of the real total number of infections as a significant number of less serious or asymptomatic cases always remains undetected.