Global coronavirus recoveries exceed 600,000

Published: April 19, 2020
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The virus has spread to 185 countries and regions since emerging in China late last year. PHOTO: ANADOLU

The virus has spread to 185 countries and regions since emerging in China late last year. PHOTO: ANADOLU

The global tally of recoveries from coronavirus exceeded 600,000 on Sunday.

According to running data compiled by the US-based Johns Hopkins University, a total of 602,793 recoveries were recorded across the globe, while over 161,330 people have died from the pandemic.

In total, more than 2.34 million have contracted the disease.

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The highest number of virus recoveries was registered in Germany with 88,000.

China followed Germany with 77,681 recovery cases, while Spain, one of the countries most affected by Covid-19, had 77,357 people regaining health.

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The US — which currently tops both global fatalities and cases, with 39,090 deaths and 735,287 people testing positive — showed almost 66,819 recoveries.

Meanwhile, recoveries in Iran have reached nearly 55,987.

The virus has spread to 185 countries and regions since emerging in China late last year.

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