Coronavirus: Global death toll tops 50,000

Sun Online Desk

2nd April, 2020 10:05:28 printer

Coronavirus: Global death toll tops  50,000

The global death toll from COVID-19 disease caused by the coronavirus jumped to 50,248 on Thursday.

It has so far infected 981,119 people around the world, according to worldometer.

Of them, 724,607 are currently being treated with 37,207 being in serious or critical condition.
So far, 206,264 people have recovered.

On Wednesday, Bangladesh reported its sixth coronavirus death and three new cases. The country has so far confirmed 56 cases.

Coronavirus, first reported in China in December last year, is affecting 200 countries and territories around the world and two international cruise ships.

The World Health Organization on March 11 declared the coronavirus crisis a pandemic.