10 August 2020,   20:28
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Global COVID-19 cases surpass 12 million

Globally, cases rose to more than 12 million, with 552 029 deaths.


The USA continues to be the hardest hit country with a total of 3 158 932 cases and 134 862 deaths.


Brazil’s death toll also continued to climb - nearing 68,000 on Wednesday - the second-most in the world. The populous South American country has recorded 1 713 160 cases.


India reported nearly 25 000 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number in the world’s third worst-affected country to 767 296.

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