Coronavirus cases worldwide pass 19 million: AFP tally

Agence France-Presse

Posted at Aug 07 2020 09:16 AM

PARIS, France - The number of coronavirus cases recorded worldwide has passed 19 million, according to an AFP tally from official sources at 2300 GMT Thursday.

At least 19,000,553 cases and 712,315 deaths have now been registered.

Forty percent of cases were in the United States and Brazil, the two worst-affected countries with 4,870,367 cases (159,864 deaths) and 2,912,212 infections (98,493 deaths) respectively.


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