Coronavirus update: World tally crosses 8 mln

Everyday, 100,000+ new cases being added

By DTE Staff
Published: Tuesday 16 June 2020

The tally of total cases positivr to the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 across the world was at 8,113,679 by June 16, 2020 morning, according to private aggregator

  • World Health Organization chief Tedros A Ghebreyesus pointed out that while first 100,000 cases were spread over two months, now those many new cases were being recorded everyday.
  • The United States National Science Foundation and the British Antarctic Survey have cancelled field research in Antarctica this summer, the Science magazine reported. 
  • India’s tally of total cases reached 343,091 June 15, according to the central health ministry.
  • It marked an addition of 10,997 new cases over 24 hours.
  • There were 153,178 active cases in the country.
  • The death toll increased by 380 to 9,900.

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