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Global COVID-19 cases surpass 2 million while deaths surpass 125,000

HealthApr 15, 2020
Global COVID-19 cases surpass 2 million while deaths surpass 125,000
U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday halted funding to the World Health Organization over its handling of the COVID-19 while the total number of cases reached 2 million and total death recorded as 126,753. Total cases in the USA alone reached 614,00. The second highest Spain followed by Italy. Several other countries showing an increased rate of cases such as Russia, India. But the death rate of many hard-hit countries is showing continuous decline despite over 2,400 deaths recorded in USA and over 750 deaths in the UK.


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