KATHMANDU: The death toll from the coronavirus has reached 21, 312 across the world as the novel virus has spread to 198 countries.
Similarly, 472, 076 have been infected with the COVID-19. Of them 114, 068 people returned home after recovery globally.
China has reported 67 new cases in last 24 hours and six have died due to the virus. With this death, the death toll in China has reached 3,267 as Thursday morning.
Similarly, Spain’s death toll from the coronavirus has surpassed that of China’s, becoming the second highest in the world.
The number of deaths in Spain has soared to 3,434 after 738 people died in 24 hours on Wednesday.
By comparison, China has officially reported 3,285 deaths, while Italy – the worst hit country – has 6,820.
Spain’s rate of infection has increased by a fifth and almost 47,610 people have been infected with the coronavirus.
Madrid is the country’s worst affected region but Catalonia in the north-east has seen a rapid increase in cases.
Spain’s Deputy Prime Minister Carmen Calvo has tested positive for the virus, said the government. Meanwhile, MPs are preparing to vote on extending the country’s state of emergency for another two weeks until 11 April.
America has reported the highest number of infection with 9,875 in the last 24 hours taking the total infected to 53, 609. A total of 609 have died due to the virus so far.
Likewise, the death toll in Italy has climbed to 6,820 after 743 died in the last 24 hours. A total of 69,176 have been infected. Of them, 8,326 have recovered after treatment while the condition of 3,393 among 54,030 currently undergoing treatment is critical.