Coronavirus: US records 532 deaths in last 24 hours, toll now stands at 98,218

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: May 26, 2020, 08:41 AM(IST)

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Death toll in the US now stands at 98,218, whereas, cases of infection in the country have surged to 1,662,375

The United States' daily death toll due to coronavirus is showing a decrease as 532 deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours, according to Johns Hopkins University tracker.

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Death toll in the US now stands at 98,218, whereas, cases of infection in the country have surged to 1,662,375.

The United States continues to remain the worst-hit country in terms of the coronavirus. 

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Uverall number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed the 5.4 million mark, while the deaths increased to 345,064.

The total number of cases stood at 5,408,301, the Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update. 

In terms of cases, Brazil accounted for the second-highest number of infections at 363,211.

This was followed by Russia (344,481), the UK (260,916), Spain (235,772), Italy (229,858), France (182,709), Germany (180,328), Turkey (156,827), India (156,827), Iran (135,701), and Peru (119,959), the CSSE figures showed.

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