Covid-19: New fear grips Europe as cases top 30m worldwide

European countries may have rushed too early in easing their lockdowns experts fear

European countries may have rushed too early in easing their lockdowns experts fear

The US is the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 6,722,699 and 198,509, respectively, according to the CSSE.

The number of detected cases of infection with a new type of coronavirus in the world has exceeded 30 million.

As of Saturday morning, the death toll reached 75 while the number of infections was recorded at 4,621, the release said. On March 11, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a pandemic. The cases include people from all 50 USA states, Washington, D.C. and other US territories as well as repatriated citizens. The day-to-day increase in the country's cases then hovered around 20,000 for a couple of weeks before shooting back up and crossing 70,000 for the first time in mid-July.

Dr Kluge said the region's case numbers totalled more than 300,000 last week, adding the rise in new cases should serve as a "wake-up call".

Of all the new cases, 233 were determined through contact tracing, while 1,323 were confirmed by laboratory tests.

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To provide additional transparency in the context of the pandemic, the company also made Phase 3 protocol available online. Volunteers are expected to receive a second shot of the adenovirus-based viral vector vaccine within 21 days of the first.

Canada has reported more than 140,000 coronavirus cases, with 9,200 confirmed deaths.

India is now in second place in terms of cases at 5,118,253, while the country's death toll soared to 83,198.

India has been identified as a new epicentre for the virus, with the second-most populous country in the world responsible for a almost a third of all new cases being reported.

The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Total reported cases of the coronavirus worldwide passed 30 million in the early hours of Friday.

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