Global Cases Of COVID-19 Exceeds 700,000
More than 700,000 cases of the novel coronavirus have been officially declared around the world since the start of the pandemic, which broke out from Wuhan in China in December 2019.
There have been at least 715,204 cases including 33,568 fatalities in 183 countries and territories, according to the Johns Hopkins online dashboard.
In the United States,143,025 cases and 2,514 deaths have been reported while Italy has 97,689 cases and the world's highest death toll of 10,779, according to the AFP tally.
China, where the outbreak first emerged from, has registered 81,470 cases and 3,304 deaths.