The global tally for novel coronavirus infections surpassed 4 million early on May 10, according to a running tally by USA -based Johns Hopkins University.
As of 21:00 GMT on Saturday, there were 4,004,224 coronavirus cases in the world, while the COVID-19 global death toll stood at 277,860. Fully recovered more than 1 million 322 thousand people.
The United States remains the country with the highest coronavirus death toll (over 78,400) and the largest number of confirmed cases (more than 1,300,000).
Overall, the virus has spread to 187 countries since it first emerged in China in December.
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The good news from their point of view is that it seems the number of infections has slowed and over the last seven to 10 days the number of deaths per day has decreased quite a bit.
As Newsweek reported on March 27, the US had recently seen a surge in diagnoses, having confirmed more than 50,000 positive cases over the three-week period following its 100th diagnosis. About 25 percent of cases diagnosed nationwide have been confirmed in NY, as have more than 30 percent of deaths. Other countries with over 20,000 fatalities included Spain, Italy, Britain and France, the CSSE data showed.
In recent days in Russian Federation confirmed 10 817 new cases of coronavirus in 84 regions. Many national and local administrations have begun to lift stay-at-home orders and non-essential business closures imposed at the pandemic's onset, or intend to do so in the coming weeks.