Coronavirus deaths now 53,000 as cases reach one million globally

Coronavirus deaths now 53,000 as cases reach one million globally

- The death cases recorded from coronavirus virus is now 53,241

- COVID-19 cases have reached 1,016,568 in 204 countries globally

- Italy recorded 13,915, which is the highest number of death cases in any country so far

A report obtained by Legit.ng from Worldometer.info indicates that the cases of the pandemic coronavirus have reached 1,016,568 while total deaths of 53,241 have been recorded globally.

The report has it that 213,151 cases have recovered from the disease while active cases are 750,176, adding that 712,512 (95%) are currently infected patients of COVID-19.

About 37,664 (5%) cases are in mild condition as 213,151 cases had either recovered or discharged. The total number recorded represents 53,241 (20%)

The coronavirus is affecting 204 countries and territories around the world and two international conveyances: the Diamond Princess cruise ship harboured in Yokohama, Japan, and Holland America's MS Zaandam cruise ship.

According to the report, the United States of America is having the highest cases: 245,373 as it recorded 6,095 deaths while Italy has 115,242 cases and 13,915 deaths.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that Abba Kyari, the chief of staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, was responding “very well” to treatment but his doctors asked him to rest more.

It was reported that the president’s right-hand man had last week tested positive for COVID-19 but has only experienced mild symptoms, according to family sources.

The report had said: “Since the diagnosis, he has had the occasional cough, which, though not chesty, remained stubborn, hence his decision to transfer to a private facility in Lagos for further tests and observations."

In another report, the presiding bishop of the Living Faith Church International, popularly known as Winners’ Chapel, Bishop David Oyedepo, said coronavirus would soon become a thing of the past in Nigeria.

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Oyedepo stated this while donating an ambulance and Personal Protective Gears (PPE) to the Ogun state government to help in the fight against the spread of COVID-19 in the state.

Oyedepo was represented by his son who, Pastor David Oyedepo (junior), who is also a senior pastor in the church.

The items were presented to the state government at the governor’s office, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, the state capital, on Wednesday, April 1.

Oyedepo said the gesture was part of the church’s commitment towards ending the scourge of coronavirus in the state.

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