Global coronavirus cases tops 10 million, death toll reaches 501,309

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Washington: The number of coronavirus infection cases across the world has surge to 10,082,618 and the pandemic has so far claimed over 501,309 lives.

According to latest data, 5,458,523 patients have recovered from the pandemic so far.

The United States tops with nearly 2,596,537 cases and more than 128,152 deaths followed by Brazil with over 1,315,941 cases and more than 57,103 deaths.

Over 627,646 people have infected while 8,969 people died of the virus in Russia. The country has the third-highest number of recorded infections in the world.

India has reported 529,577 cases while 16,103 deaths due to the coronavirus.

United Kingdom has reported 43,514 fatalities and 310,250 infections.

Spain has recorded 28,341 fatalities and 295,549 infections.

Peru has reported 275,989 cases while 9,135 deaths.

In Chile, nearly 267,766 cases were confirmed, including more than 5,347 deaths.

Italy, which recorded its first coronavirus death at the end of February, has 34,716 fatalities, while 240,136 infections.

Meanwhile, the death toll is 10,364 in Iran as confirmed number of cases is almost 220,180.

Germany has reported 9,026 deaths and 194,689 infections.

Turkey reported 195,883 coronavirus cases and 5,082 fatalities.

France has reported 29,778 deaths and 162,936 cases.

China -- excluding Hong Kong and Macau -- has to date declared 4,634 deaths and 83,500 cases, with 78,451 recoveries.

In Belgium, 9,732 people succumbed to the disease while reported 61,209 cases due to the coronavirus.

Mexico has reported 26,381 deaths and 212,802 cases.

Canada reported 8,516 fatalities and 103,032 infections due to coronavirus.

Israel has reported 23,421 coronavirus cases while 317 deaths.

Saudi Arabia has reported 178,504 cases of coronavirus, while 1,511 coronavirus deaths have been reported.

Kuwait has reported 344 deaths while over 44,391 people have been tested positive for the virus.


Lockdowns begin to ease

Some parts of Europe have reopened schools and shops, meanwhile, UK called it was too early to follow suit as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson emerged after his own battle with the virus.

With some of Europe's worst-hit nations reporting drops in daily death counts, governments are exploring how to relax confinement orders exacting their own damaging economic and psychological tolls.

Italy, the first European country to go into lockdown seven weeks ago, began allowing some construction and factory workers to go back to work on Monday.

Starting May 4, Italians are exercising outdoors and visit relatives, but only if they respect social distancing and wear masks.

Restaurants can offer takeout and wholesale stores can resume business on the same day, with other shops following on May 18, along with museums and libraries.

Thousands of schools reopened throughout France on Tuesday as the government eases its coronavirus lockdown rules despite some fears of a second wave of infections.

Moscow has announced to ease the lockdown from June 1 while the United Kingdom has also announced to reopen schools in phases.

Dubai has also announced to open the parks across the country from May 29.

Europe travels are on the cards–for all tourists, not just Europeans–as the EU ban draws to an end starting on July 1. While allowing entry of all travelers from across the world, EU will also welcome the tourists from the Unites States as well.