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Global coronavirus cases top 6.4 million: Johns Hopkins University
Updated 20:17, 03-Jun-2020
CGTN

SUMMARY

Confirmed COVID-19 cases have exceeded 6.4 million globally, with over 381,000 fatalities and more than 2.75 million recoveries, according to the latest tally from Johns Hopkins University.

Here is what we know so far: 

The Chinese mainland has 83,021 COVID-19 cases so far, of which 1,762 are imported. A total of 357 asymptomatic patients are under medical observation. China's death toll stands at 4,645.

China's Wuhan completed its citywide nucleic acid testing of 9.89 million citizens on Monday and reported 300 asymptomatic cases.

U.S. President Donald Trump said he's cutting U.S. ties with the World Health Organization (WHO). The COVID-19 death toll in the U.S. has now reached 106,000 with over 1.83 million confirmed cases.

Brazil's coronavirus death toll has surpassed 31,000, the highest in South America.

Spanish prime minister Pedro Sanchez will extend Spain's state of emergency one final time, which would keep the coronavirus lockdown in place until 21 June, instead of June 7. Spain said on Tuesday it has recorded no deaths from COVID-19 for the second day running. So far Spain has nearly 240,000 registered cases and a total of 27,127 deaths.

Germany will lift a travel ban for European Union member states plus Britain, Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein, and Switzerland from June 15 as long as there are no entry bans or large-scale lockdowns in those countries.