PARIS AFP Sept1, 2020-The novel coronavirus has killed at least 851,321 people since the outbreak emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources compiled by AFP at 1100 GMT on Tuesday.
At least 25,533,540 cases of coronavirus have been registered. Of these, at least 17,635,900 are now considered recovered.
The tallies, using data collected by AFP from national authorities and information from the World Health Organisation (WHO), probably reflect only a fraction of the actual number of infections.
On Monday, 4,297 new deaths and 267,187 new cases were recorded worldwide. Based on latest reports, the countries with the most new deaths were India with 819 new deaths, followed by Brazil with 553 and the United States with 465.
The United States is the worst-hit country with 183,602 deaths from 6,031,287 cases. At least 2,184,825 people have been declared recovered.