WHO: COVID-19 kills over 30,000 globally

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The global death toll from COVID-19 had climbed to 30,105 on Sunday, the World Health Organization (WHO) updates showed.

A total of 638,146 coronavirus cases had been reported globally, some 555,790 of which were reported outside China.

The United States has reported 103,321 infections, according to the figures.

Besides, the severely affected countries with over 50,000 confirmed cases each, Italy, Spain and Germany have registered nearly 220,000 infections in total as of Sunday afternoon.

In Europe, now the world’s COVID-19 pandemic epicenter, over 20,000 patients have died.

These include 2,753 deaths which had been reported in the past 24 hours as of Sunday morning.

The number of new confirmed cases per 24 hours in Europe stood above 36,000 for three days in a row, the WHO report said.

The report also showed a total of 148 countries and regions have seen local transmission of COVID-19.

The WHO said together with national authorities is monitoring the impact of the COVID-19 on people’s mental health, as well as providing information and guidance to governments and the public in this regard.

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