Russia crosses China in terms of COVID-19 cases, reports 50 deaths in one day

WION Web Team
Moscow, Moscow City, Russian Federation Published: Apr 27, 2020, 02:17 PM(IST)

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Russia has also reported 50 deaths in the last 24 hours. Yet another country has surpassed China, who currently has 82,830 cases of coronavirus pandemic. 

Russia has officially surpassed China in terms of coronavirus cases. The country reported 6,198 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday taking the total tally to 87,147. 

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Russia has also reported 50 deaths in the last 24 hours. Yet another country has surpassed China, who currently has 82,830 cases of coronavirus pandemic. 

The coronavirus cases worldwide are set to cross the three million mark with 2,971,831 people infected worldwide and 206,553 people killed due to this pandemic.

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Around 868,480 people of that tally have recovered. The United States of America remains the worst-hit country followed by Spain and Italy. 

The United States has recorded 1,330 novel coronavirus deaths in the past 24 hours, according to figures reported late Sunday by the Johns Hopkins University.

The country now has an overall death toll of 55,415, with 964,937 confirmed infections, according to a tally by the Baltimore-based institution at 8:30 pm.

The 24-hour US death toll was 2,494 late Saturday, and 1,258 on Friday evening -- the lowest in nearly three weeks -- as the government struggles to quell the virus.

On the other hand, Wuhan which was the initial epicentre and also suspected to be the origin of COVID-19 has now discharged all its patients. 

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