Coronavirus: COVID-19 death toll rises to 83, cases climb to 3,577 in India, says Health Ministry (Photo Credit: Image for representation/Reuters)
The total number of COVID-19 positive cases rose to 3,577 in India while death toll has increased to 83, said Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Sunday. There has been a spike of 505 positive cases in the last 24 hours. Meanwhile, 65,272 deaths have been reported due to coronavirus around the world so far according to an AFP tally based on official sources.
More than 1.2 million cases in 190 countries and territories have been recorded since the virus first emerged in China in December. Italy has the highest official death toll with 15,362 fatalities. Spain follows with 12,418, the United States is on 8,503, France 7,560 and Britain 4,313. President Donald Trump warned Americans to brace for a "very horrendous" number of coronavirus deaths in coming days. Queen Elizabeth II will give a rare address on Sunday aimed at rallying Britain, where the government warns of tougher measures on social distancing to try to curb surging infections. (With Agency Inputs)