More than 2,247,000 COVID-19 infected patients recovered so far: Summary

Hello and welcome to today’s live coverage of coronavirus news in India and across the world, with me, Sushmita Panda and my colleagues Himanshu Shekhar, Shashwat  Bhandari, Vani Mehrotra, Priya Jaiswal,  Sidhant Mamtany and Rashi Hardaha. You can get in touch with us directly on twitter ​​@sushmitapanda@himaanshus@ShashBhandari​ @vani_mehrotra​ @priyajais@SidMamtany, and  @rashihardaha for news, tips, photos, questions and comments.

Here’s a quick overview: 

The total number of global cases has surpassed 5.4 million, including more than 343,000 fatalities. More than 2,247,000 patients are reported to have recovered.

Deaths by country:

United States- 98,683
Italy- 32,735
Spain- 28,678
France- 28,332
United Kingdom- 36,675
Belgium – 9,237

Coronavirus in India: Total COVID-19 positive cases cross 131,000-mark
Coronavirus Death Toll in India: As of Friday evening, the death toll stood at 3,868