Global virus death toll reaches 239,588; infected 3,400,767

Dhaka, May 02 – As the panic of coronavirus infection is grappling the world day by day, the global death toll from coronavirus climbed to 239,588 as of Saturday morning.
Since it was first reported in China in December last year, coronavirus has infected 3,400,767 people globally, according to Worldometer. Of them, 2,079,587 are currently being treated and 51,355 among them are in serious or critical condition.
So far, 1,081,592 people have recovered from COVID-19.
The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the coronavirus crisis a pandemic on March 11.
Meanwhile, the USA has confirmed 65,766 deaths and 1,131,280 cases while Spain reported 24,824 deaths and c 242,988 cases till Saturday.
Italy, the worst-hit European country, has recorded deaths 28,236 and 207,428 cases.
France, on the other hand, has reported 24,594 deaths and c 167,346 cases. In the UK, authorities have reported 27,510 deaths among 177, 454 confirmed cases.
The coronavirus COVID-19 is affecting 212 countries and territories around the world.
In Bangladesh, the country has so fir confirmed 170 deaths and 8231 coronavirus cases. – UNB