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Coronavirus cases top 787,000 globally - UPDATE

The total number of global COVID-19 cases inched towards the 750,000 mark last night as the Coronavirus Dashboard of the Johns Hopkins University, USA indicated 745,000 cases around the world, with the US leading at 144,000 cases.  Italy is next with 97,000 cases. There were 35,000 deaths around the world, with Italy accounting for one-third of them. Nearly 156,000 people across the globe had fully recovered from the viral disease, with the biggest number of recoveries (76,000) in China, where several previously locked down cities are now gradually reopening for travel. Several famous people have contracted the disease including British PM Boris Johnson, Prince Charles and actor Tom Hanks. Experts say that strict social distancing measures must be practiced for one or two more months to flatten the curve of the Coronavirus spread. There is no currently no cure or vaccine for COVID-19.


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