Coronavirus: global death toll passes 106,000

Over. 1.7 million people tested positive for COVID-19

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The novel coronavirus has killed over 106,000 people across the globe. The virus has affected more than 1.7 million people globally. So far, 3,75,000 people have recovered from the coronavirus.

US ; has been hit hard by the coronavirus in terms of deaths.

At least 18,777 people have died in the US from coronavirus, according to a tally from Johns Hopkins University.

There are over half a million cases of coronavirus in the US, according to Johns Hopkins.

So far on Friday, Johns Hopkins has reported 20,740 new cases and 1,318 reported deaths.

The totals include cases from all 50 states, the District of Columbia and other U.S. territories, as well as all repatriated cases. Wyoming is the only state or territory that is not reporting a death from coronavirus.

Dr. Deborah Birx said for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic hit, she is seeing a leveling of the curve in the United States.

“You can see for the first time that in the United States, we are starting to level on the logarithmic phase like Italy did about a week ago. And so this gives us great heart, that not only in specific places, but we are starting to see that change,” Birx said.

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