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Globally 1 million cases, 51000 deaths, 200000 recoveries as COVID-19 pandemic refuses to slow down


Srinagar, Apr 3: More than 1,002,000 people have been diagnosed with the COVID-19 disease worldwide, as the death toll surpassed 51,000 while about 208,000 patients recovered.
The coronavirus pandemic death toll in Spain passed 10,000 on Thursday, as the country reported its highest single-day number of deaths since the outbreak began, with the total rising by more than 1,000 to 10,096 among 110,238 infections.
The United States – the world’s hardest-hit country – recorded more than 5,600 coronavirus deaths, according to data collected by Johns Hopkins University. It has confirmed more than 236,000 cases of the disease.
President Donald Trump has said that if Iran requests his administration for help in dealing with the coronavirus emergency, that he would be willing to do it.
“They have a very big case of virus. A very, very big case. One of the worst on Earth if you believe what you’re reading and I happen to believe what I see and what I know. If they want help, we will give them help.”
Earlier, presumptive Democratic nominee for president, former Vice President Joseph Biden said he supports the lifting of sanctions against Iran as the country deals with the deadly disease.
All eyes remain on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who will be sharing a video message with the nation at 9 AM today, amid the Coronavirus crisis in the country. The deadly contagion has claimed more than 50 lives in the country and has infected more than 2500 people. Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with the Chief Ministers of all states via video conference on Thursday and asked the CMs to keep focus on testing, tracing, isolating and quarantine.