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Worldwide Coronavirus Cases Cross 32.88 Million, Death Toll at 992,953

Saudi Press Agency

Monday 1442/2/11 - 2020/09/28

London, September 28, 2020, SPA -- More than 32.88 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 992,953 have died, according to a Reuters tally.

India's coronavirus case tally topped 6 million after it reported 82,170 new infections in the last 24 hours, data from the health ministry showed on Monday. Deaths from COVID-19 rose by 1,039 in the last 24 hours to 95,542, the ministry said, which is 1.6% of total cases.

Globally, India has the second-highest number of coronavirus cases, behind the United States where infections crossed 7 million last week.

Russia's new coronavirus cases rose to their highest since June 16 on Monday as authorities confirmed 8,135 new infections in the last 24 hours, pushing the national total to 1,159,573.

Authorities said 61 people had died, bringing the official death toll to 20,385.

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 1,192 on Monday compared to Sunday, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed. The reported death toll rose by three to 9,460, the data showed.

Infections have been reported in more than 210 countries and territories since the first cases were identified in China in December 2019.

11:14 LOCAL TIME 08:14 GMT

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