Global coronavirus cases surpass 55.93 million

More than 55.93 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 1,343,584 have died, according to a Reuters tally published Thursday.

With 248,574 deaths and over 11 million confirmed cases, the United States tops the list of twenty countries with the highest recorded infections and deaths in the world.

Infections have been reported in more than 210 countries and territories since the first cases were identified in China in December 2019.