COVID-19 now affects nearly 5 million worldwide

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Thursday, May 21, 2020

Current map of COVID-19 cases worldwide. (Source: The World Health Organization)

The World Health Organization reports that the COVID-19 pandemic has affected nearly 5 million people worldwide, with the U.S. leading the way.

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The U.S. is among the countries leading in the most numbers of cases. The Americas overall have the most cases as a region, followed by Europe. Over 216 countries have confirmed cases of the virus.

WHO also reports there have been 323,412 deaths worldwide from the virus.

Find more information about coronavirus numbers worldwide by visiting the WHO website.

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