A total of 5,926 deaths have been reported in the US, which also has the highest number of cases worldwide at 245,570, according to a Data from the John Hopkins University.
In Italy, which had the global single-day record of deaths at 969, a total of 13,915 have now been killed by COVID-19 — the highest death-toll globally.
About 115,242 persons have also been infected by the disease in the European country.
Spain, the third worst-hit country, has also recorded 112,065 infections so far.
Europe remains the most affected region with at least half a million cases — more than half of the total infections worldwide.
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