WHO says global coronavirus tally nears 6.2 million with most number of cases in US

WION Web Team New Delhi Jun 03, 2020, 07.16 AM(IST)

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As many as 113,198 numbers of cases were reported in the last 24 hours, according to the report. 

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday said that as many as 6,194,533 people have been infected with the novel coronavirus globally as India's tally surpassed 2 lakh cases.

As many as 113,198 numbers of cases were reported in the last 24 hours, according to the report. 

Further 4,242 virus-related deaths were reported during the same period, according to the WHO tally.

The United States has the most number of cases with 2.9 million people contracting the infection and more than 1,63,000 people have succumbed to the disease so far.

Europe has the world's highest death toll of more than 182,000, with 2.1 million cases confirmed. 

Meanwhile, African countries have seen a surge in cases lately with 108,121 cases and 2,700 virus-related deaths.

The global health body declared the outbreak a pandemic on March 11.

(With inputs from ANI)