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Coronavirus pandemic reaches a new milestone: COVID cases topped 60 million worldwide, with the U.S. reporting almost 13 million cases and over 260,000 deaths | Tech News


Coronavirus pandemic which began in Wuhan, China reached a new milestone today topping 60 million worldwide. While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is urging Americans to stay home for Thanksgiving this year, the U.S. reported almost 13 million cases and over 260,000 deaths.

The new milestone did not stop millions of Americans from traveling home via planes, trains and automobiles to try and spend the holiday with family. Just in time for the holiday, the U.S. suffers the highest one-day death toll the country has seen since early May and most deaths in months.

Below is a summary of coronavirus updates as of today.

  • More than 2,100 COVID-19 fatalities were reported in the U.S. yesterday
  • U.S. coronavirus deaths top 260,000
  • Coronavirus cases top 60 million worldwide, with global deaths seeing new daily record
  • The state of New York reports most new cases since April
  • The U.S. is planning to impose new travel restrictions on Europe, Brazil, and other countries.
  • College students scramble to get home for the holiday
  • Merkel proposes tighter restrictions
  • Iran sees back-to-back record cases
  • Russia sees another day of record deaths
  • South Korea confirms nearly 400 new cases
  • Australia’s most populous state to ease restrictions

Below is a summary of reported COVID-19 cases by continents and countries.

  • Africa: 2 093 055 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are South Africa (772 252), Morocco (331 527), Egypt (113 742), Ethiopia (106 591) and Tunisia (90 213).
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    Asia: 15 228 482 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are India (9 222 216), Iran (866 821), Iraq (539 749), Indonesia (506 302) and Bangladesh (451 990).

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    America: 25 618 851 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are United States (12 591 165), Brazil (6 118 708), Argentina (1 381 782), Colombia (1 262 494) and Mexico (1 060 152).

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    Europe: 16 888 461 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are Russia (2 162 503), France (2 153 815), Spain (1 594 844), United Kingdom (1 538 794) and Italy (1 455 022).

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    Oceania: 50 332 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are Australia (27 848), French Polynesia (13 286), Guam (6 705), New Zealand (1 683) and Papua New Guinea (612).

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    Other: 696 cases have been reported from an international conveyance in Japan.

Below is a summary of reported deaths by continents and countries.

  • Africa: 50 325 deaths; the five countries reporting most deaths are South Africa (21 083), Egypt (6 573), Morocco (5 469), Tunisia (2 935) and Algeria (2 309).

    Asia: 264 659 deaths; the five countries reporting most deaths are India (134 699), Iran (45 255), Indonesia (16 111), Iraq (12 031) and Philippines (8 185).

    America: 710 758 deaths; the five countries reporting most deaths are United States (259 925), Brazil (170 115), Mexico (102 739), Argentina (37 432) and Peru (35 685).

    Europe: 383 213 deaths; the five countries reporting most deaths are United Kingdom (55 838), Italy (51 306), France (50 237), Spain (43 668) and Russia (37 538).

    Oceania: 1 120 deaths; the five countries reporting most deaths are Australia (907), Guam (109), French Polynesia (68), New Zealand (25) and Papua New Guinea (7).

    Other: 7 deaths have been reported from an international conveyance in Japan.




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