The novel coronavirus has now claimed over 30,000 lives across the world. Italy is leading the count with over 10,000 deaths with 889 new deaths, the country’s civil protection service said on Saturday. The toll in Italy, which has suffered more deaths than any other country, now stands at 10,023. An additional 5,974 infections brought to 92,472 the number of people who have officially tested positive for COVID-19 in Italy since the crisis began last month. The United States, which now has the most number of infections in the world, has recorded over 2,000 deaths. According to Johns Hopkins data, deaths from new coronavirus in the United States has doubled in just three days. The number of deaths late Saturday was 2,010, about a quarter of them in New York City, the country’s hardest hit region, Johns Hopkins reported. Confirmed cases in the United States topped 121,000, according to the tally.
Source – India Today