Wed, 12 Aug 2020

The United States reported the most COVID-19 cases and deaths, standing at 2,966,409 and 130,902, respectively.

NEW YORK, July 7 (Xinhua) -- Global COVID-19 deaths surpassed 540,000 on Tuesday, reaching 540,157 as of 3:34 p.m. (1934 GMT), according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.

Meanwhile, total COVID-19 cases around the world rose to 11,694,766, according to the CSSE.

A woman sits at the outdoor dining area of a restaurant in Manhattan of New York City, the United States, on July 6, 2020. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

The United States reported the most COVID-19 cases and deaths, standing at 2,966,409 and 130,902, respectively. Other countries with over 20,000 fatalities include Brazil, Britain, Italy, Mexico, France, Spain, and India, the CSSE data showed. ■

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