Global COVID-19 deaths surpass 570,000: Johns Hopkins University

Source: Xinhua| 2020-07-14 02:27:18|Editor: huaxia

Global COVID-19 deaths reached 570,259 on Monday, with a total of 12,977,429 cases, according to Johns Hopkins University.

NEW YORK, July 13 (Xinhua) -- Global COVID-19 deaths surpassed 570,000 on Monday, reaching 570,259 as of 12:34 p.m. local time (1634 GMT), according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.

Meanwhile, the total COVID-19 cases around the world rose to 12,977,429, according to the CSSE.

A medical worker takes a swab sample from a senior resident for COVID-19 test in San Miguel of Santiago, Chile, July 7, 2020.(Chilean Health Ministry/Handout via Xinhua)

The United States reported the most COVID-19 cases and deaths, standing at 3,327,388 and 135,295, respectively; Brazil reported 1,864,681 cases and 72,100 deaths, only second to the United States in both figures, the CSSE data showed.

Other countries with over 20,000 fatalities include Britain, Mexico, Italy, France, Spain and India, according to the tally.