The United States has been hit the hardest and it is the country most affected my the novel coronavirus pandemic.
This is happening as confirmed cases approaches 900,000 and death toll in the United States reached 50,000 on Thursday evening, April 23.
According to the latest figures, additional 2,416 deaths were confirmed, bringing the total to 50,442. While confirmed cases rose by 34,828 bringing the total cases across the US to 891,622.
The University of Washington's Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation now expects the national death toll to hit 65,976 by August.