Covid-19 claims 545,000 lives globally

(VOVWORLD) - According to, 12 million people have been infected with the novel coronavirus, which has claimed 545,000 lives worldwide. 
Covid-19 claims 545,000 lives globally - ảnh 1People wave as they finish quarantine period Photo: VNA)  

The US has been the hardest-hit by the pandemic, followed by Brazil, whose president, Jair Bolsonaro, announced on live television Tuesday that he has tested positive for coronavirus.

The number of coronavirus cases in Latin America and the Caribbean has now surpassed 3 million.

Russia confirmed 6,300 new coronavirus infections and 200 new deaths on Tuesday, while Iran reported 200 COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours, its highest one-day death total since the outbreak of the pandemic. India has now become the world's third most-affected country.

Vietnam has gone 83 days with no new COVID-19 infections in the community. 93.5 percent of 369 patients have fully recovered, and the remaining patients are being treated at medical facilities.  

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