Global COVID-19 tally tops 7.2 million: WHO

2020-06-12 10:36:02Xinhua Editor : Li Yan ECNS App Download
Special: Battle Against Novel Coronavirus

The global caseload of COVID-19 has risen to 7,273,958, including 413,372 deaths, the World Health Organization (WHO) said late Thursday.

In the past day, 128,419 new cases were confirmed worldwide, with 5,347 new deaths, the UN health agency said in a daily situation report.

WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean Ahmed Al-Mandhari reiterated in the report that every country's best defense against the pandemic is to find, isolate, test and care for every case and to trace and quarantine every contact.

Among the six WHO regions, Americas has reported the highest tally with more than 3.48 million coronavirus cases, followed by Europe with nearly 2.34 million, according to the WHO report.


Most popular in 24h

MoreTop news


Back to top Links | About Us | Jobs | Contact Us | Privacy Policy
Copyright ©1999-2020 All rights reserved.
Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.