Till now, the number of active cases stands at 3,051,842
The world encounters another sudden elevation in the number of global daily cases on Wednesday, June 3.
According to Worldometers, a total of 115,215 new coronavirus cases in the world had been recorded on Tuesday, taking the total number of Covid-19 cases to 6,441,282.
The number is 11,269 higher than that of the previous day, which was 103,946 and again 6,447 higher than the day before, which was 108,768.
A week ago, on May 26, the number of new cases worldwide was 92,318 and a week before that on May 19, it was 94,455.
Till now, the number of active cases stands at 3,051,842.
Of the active cases 2,948,010 (98%) were identified to be in mild condition while the rest 54,528 (2%) have been marked as serious or critical.
At the same time, 3,067,681 people from across the world have recovered fully from the infection or were discharged from treatment – which was 89% of cases which had an outcome.
The Covid-19 pandemic has claimed 382,484 lives since its discovery in December 2019 – which was 11% of cases which had an outcome.
In January, China effectively shut down Wuhan and placed its 11 million residents in effective quarantine after the novel coronavirus infection turned into outbreak.
The virus is thought to have emerged late last year in a Wuhan market illegally trading wildlife. It can cause pneumonia, respiratory diseases, among others, and spreads between people in droplets from coughs and sneezes.
Till now, coronavirus or Covid-19 has affected 213 countries and territories around the world and two international conveyances.