COVID-19: US death toll surpasses 100,000 mark

The novel coronavirus-related death toll in the US has surged past 100,000, while reported cases of the virus has increased to over 1.7 million.

Globally over 3.5 lakh people have been killed due to COVID-19 and more than 5.6 million people infected from virus.

The US is the worst affected country with the maximum number of confirmed cases and deaths.

Brazil has the second-highest number of cases in the world with over 25,000 deaths.

More than 37,000 people have lost their lives in the United Kingdom due to the coronavirus disease, Italy has recorded over 32,000 deaths, France over 28,000 and more than 27,000 people died in Spain.