Global COVID-19 death toll surpasses 800,000

The death toll due to COVID-19 has surpassed eight lakh while over 23 million  people infected worldwide since surfacing in China late last year.

The United States has recorded the most deaths with over 175,000, followed by Brazil with more than 113,000, Mexico with over 59,000 and India with more than 55,000 fatalities.

The US accounted for the world’s highest number of cases with over 56,00,000. Brazil came in the second place with over 35,00,000 cases.

India ranks third in terms of cases. The country has so far recorded over 30 lakh COVID-19 cases followed by Russia, South Africa, Peru, Mexico and Colombia.