Global death toll from coronavirus surpasses 190,000
The death toll worldwide from the novel coronavirus passed 190,000 late Thursday, according to a running tally by US-based Johns Hopkins University.
US IS THE WORST-HIT COUNTRY
The university's data counted 190,303 deaths, while the number of cases and recoveries rose to 2,708,590 and 737,857, respectively.
The US continues to be the worst-hit country with 873,137 cases and nearly 50,000 fatalities.
Italy has the second-highest death toll at 25,549, while Spain has the second highest number of cases at 213,024.