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Global cases of COVID-19 jump from 500,000 to 600,000 in under 2 days

The reported number of confirmed cases globally of the coronavirus has passed 600,000.

There are a reported 614,049 cases globally of COVID-19, 137,271 people have recovered from the virus so far and there has been 28,234 deaths around the world.

The United States currently have the most amount of reported cases with 104,256, after they surpassed both China and Italy, which were two areas they were heavily hit by the virus.

Italy however, have still had the most fatalities due to the virus, as 9,134 people have died in the country since the outbreak emerged in the nation.

Spain has seen a dramatic increase in cases also, with another record single-day death toll after 832 people died between Friday and Saturday, bringing the total number of those who have lost their lives to COVID-19 in the country to 5,690, which is over 2,000 more deaths than in China.

Cases in the UK are currently at 14,543, and a total 759 people have dies from the coronavirus in Britain, this come after the Prime Minister of the country, Boris Johnson was announced to have contracted COVID-19, as well as the health secretary Matt Hancock.

In a statement, an Downing Street spokesperson said:

“Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke with US President Donald Trump today,”

“The president wished the prime minister a speedy recovery from coronavirus.”

“They agreed to work together closely, along with the G7, the G20, and other international partners, to defeat the coronavirus pandemic.”

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