BALTIMORE, Maryland – More than 400,000 people have died from coronaviruses worldwide , according to the Johns Hopkins University count.
The figure was reached in the early hours of Sunday morning (Eastern Time).
The United States recorded more than 109,000 deaths, followed by the United Kingdom (40,625), Brazil (35,930), Italy (33,899), and France (29,158).
The university count shows that, so far, there have been more than 6.9 million infections of the virus worldwide. More than 3.4 million people have also recovered from the disease.
The coronavirus COVID-19 is affecting 213 countries and territories around the world and 2 international conveyances. On January 30, the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus outbreak, starting from the Chinese city of Wuhan, a Global Public Health Emergency.