COVID-19 cases surpass 1.1 mln globally

More than 1.1 million cases of coronavirus have been confirmed worldwide, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
There are 1,100,283 confirmed COVID-19 cases globally.
Some 58,929 people died after contracting the virus, while 226,669 recovered after treatment.
Since appearing in Wuhan, China, last December, the novel coronavirus has spread to at least 181 countries and territories.

The U.S. is leading with the most confirmed infections at 277,965.
However, Italy has the most virus-related fatalities with 14,681, followed by Spain with 11,198 deaths.

COVID-19 cases surge in Arab countries
Health authorities in Morocco and Egypt confirmed new deaths from the novel coronavirus on April 4. 

Moroccan reported 47 deaths as the number of patients sickened with the virus rose to 761.

With 26 patients recovering, it brought the total number healed to 57.

Egyptian officials announced 120 new cases added to the country's COVID-19 infections, raising the total to 985.

The number dead there rose to 66, with eight deaths.

Brazil, Mexico announce new COVID-19 numbers 

Health authorities in Brazil and Mexico confirmed new deaths from the novel coronavirus on April 4. 

Brazilian said 60 deaths occurred in the past 24 hours, bringing the number there to 359. The number of infections rose to 9,056.

Mexico announced its death toll was at 50 as 13 patients expired. And the number sick with the virus is 1,510.


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