Global coronavirus cases top 150 mln

Global coronavirus cases top 150 mln

The tally of coronavirus cases across the world passed a new milestone on Friday as it topped 150 million, according to the U.S.-based Johns Hopkins University.

The U.S. stands as the country with the most infected people with more than 32.2 million cases, and it is followed by India and Brazil, which respectively registered over 18.7 and 14.5 million cases.

The outbreak has so far claimed over 3.16 million lives all around the world, while global recoveries surged past 87.5 million.

The coronavirus first appeared in China in late 2019 and has spread to 192 countries and regions since then.