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Number of infected with COVID-19 in USA exceeds 1 million people

Number of people infected with coronavirus has grown by 75,163 over the past 24 hours globally. Data of an online map developed by scientists say.

At least 3,116,680 people got infected with the virus all over the world. The highest number of the infected is in the United States (1,012,582), Spain (232,128), Italy (201,505), Germany (159,912), France (169,053) and the UK (162,350).

Coronavirus cases have been reported in 185 countries.

The number of people who have recovered from coronavirus exceeds 900,000 people. During the day, the figure grew by 34,596 people.

At least 217,168 people died from the virus (growth by 6,001 people for a day), including 27,359 people — in Italy, 23,822 — in Spain and 23,660 — in France.

At least 729 cases of coronavirus have been registered in Kyrgyzstan, 3,027 cases — in Kazakhstan, 1,939 — in Uzbekistan, in Russia — 93,558. All these states have closed their borders to prevent spread of the virus.

The World Health Organization has announced the global outbreak of coronavirus a pandemic.

The new type of coronavirus 2019-nCoV was discovered in late December in the Chinese Wuhan city. The source of infection were animals that were sold on the local market.