Global COVID-19 toll surpasses 13 million

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More than 13 million coronavirus infections have now been recorded across the world, with more than half in the United States and Latin America.

This is according to an AFP tally of official sourceson Monday.

At least 13,000,166 cases and 569,990 deaths have been recorded.

The  United States is the worst-hit country with 3,341,838 cases and 135,425 deaths, the tally showed.

The spread of the pandemic is accelerating across the globe, with more than 2.6 million new cases detected since July 1.



Aneta Felix

Aneta Felix is a seasoned broadcast journalist and versatile content producer with an interest in reporting on human and gender rights, insecurity, corruption, and development among others. She has over five years of progressive experience, working across online, radio, and TV platforms, reporting the Boko Haram insurgency in Adamawa state, covering elections across the country and interviewing CEOs of multi-million dollar companies. Aneta is also the producer and presenter of the business documentary program, Startups, on TV360 Nigeria. She is a graduate of International Studies and Diplomacy from the University of Benin and is based in Lagos Nigeria.


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