Worldwide Coronavirus Cases Eclipses 10 million, According To Johns Hopkins Data

The number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus on a global stage has eclipses ten million as of Sunday while the world wide death toll climbed to more than five hundred thousand, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.

The deadly virus which emerged from Wuhan China, has now spread to over 188 countries and territories around the world, with 10,111,259 confirmed cases and 501,884 fatalities.

However, with testing still limited in some corners of the world, the actual number of global cases could be significantly higher.

Currently the United States continues to lead the world in the number of confirmed cases with more than 2.5 million and a death toll of 125,929.

And our very owned country Nigeria on Saturday recorded its new highest daily figure of confirmed COVID-19 cases yet, as 779 new infections were announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

With the latest update, the total tally of infected people in the country rose to 24, 077 and 558 deaths.

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