Till now, the number of active cases stands at 4,555,393
The world saw an unexpected rise in the number of new daily deaths from the coronavirus.
Daily death toll around the world from the coronavirus rose to 5,515 on Tuesday, taking the total number of deaths to 5,45,655. The number is 1,942 higher than that of the previous day, which was 3,573.
A week ago, on June 30, the number of new deaths worldwide was 5,039 and a week before that on June 23, it was 5,459.
According to Worldometers, a total of 546,721 individuals have died so far from the coronavirus Covid-19 outbreak as of Wednesday, July 8, 2020. There are currently 11,797,213 confirmed cases in 213 countries and regions.
Till now, the number of active cases stands at 4,555,393.
Of the active cases 4,448,400 (99%) were identified to be in mild condition while the rest 58,156 (1%) have been marked as serious or critical.
At the same time, 6,902,360 people from across the world have fully recovered from the infection or were discharged from treatment – which was 93% of cases which had an outcome.
The Covid-19 pandemic has claimed 546,721 lives since its discovery in December 2019 – which was 7% 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 an 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.