Coronavirus death toll reaches 24,090, and 532,263 people infected

March 27, 2020  09:47

The number of deaths from the new coronavirus in the world reached 24,090, and the number of infected - 532 263. A total of 124 349 patients have already recovered.

According to the latest data from, coronavirus has already been confirmed in 199 countries. The US overtook Italy and China as the state with the highest number of confirmed coronavirus cases: 85, 594 cases and 1,300 deaths were registered there. China is second (81,340 infected, 3,292 deaths), followed by Italy (80,589 infected, 8,215 deaths).

However, Switzerland is the first in the world in the number of infections per million people: there are 1,365 cases per million people.

Meanwhile, the total number of cases in Armenia has reached 329. And Armenia reported the first death from novel coronavirus on Thursday, March 26. A 72-year-old patient died at the Nork infectious diseases hospital. The patient was diagnosed with double pneumonia, multiple organ failure, respiratory distress syndrome, hypertension, and heart rhythm disorder, spokesperson for health ministry Alina Nikoghosyan wrote on Facebook.

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