COVID19 kills 3,41,000 people globally

Over 5.3 million people infected by the virus so far

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The novel coronavirus has killed 3,41,000 people across the globe since the outbreak of the pandemic. Most of the people have been killed by the virus in the United States. US death toll nears 1,00,000 as the number of people infected by the virus rises to 1.7 million people.

Brazil spikes: Brazil recorded more than 16,500 new cases within 24 hours, meaning the country has the second-highest total number of confirmed cases worldwide after the US.

Crowds at Beach despite ban: 

Crowds gathering in Florida’s Daytona Beach were “larger than normal” on Saturday, according to a tweet from the Daytona Beach Police Department.

“You may have seen larger than normal crowds this evening, both on the beach side, and on Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd,” the department said.

Police officers were dispatched to help control traffic, the department said in the tweet. The Daytona Police Department said the crowds were compliant and dispersed when asked. No arrest were made.

Information courtesy cnn.com

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