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Coronavirus World Update: Over 8.4 lakh infections, 450,000 deaths

Hello and welcome to today’s live coverage of coronavirus news as well as the rest of the breaking news from India and across the world with me, Sidhant Mamtany and my colleagues Himanshu Shekhar, Shashwat  Bhandari, Vani Mehrotra, Priya Jaiswal, Sushmita Panda and Rashi Hardaha. You can get in touch with us directly on twitter​​ ​​@sushmitapanda@himaanshus@ShashBhandari​ @vani_mehrotra​ @priyajais@SidMamtany, and  @rashihardaha for news, tips, photos, questions and comments. Stay tuned to (@indiatvnews) for all the latest updates on what’s happening around the world. 

Here’s a quick overview: 

The total number of global cases has surpassed  8.4 million, including more than 450,000 fatalities. More than 4,414,000 patients are reported to have recovered.

Deaths by country:

  • United States- 119,941
  • Brazil- 46,665
  • Italy- 34,448
  • Spain- 27,136
  • France- 29,575
  • United Kingdom- 42,133
  • Belgium – 9,635

Coronavirus in India: Total COVID-19 positive cases cross 350,000
Coronavirus Death Toll in India: As of Friday evening, the death toll stood at 11,903