More than two million coronavirus cases recorded globally

More than two million cases of the new coronavirus have been officially registered around the world, half of them in Europe.

The tally compiled by AFP says that at least 20 lakh 576 infections, including One lakh 26 thousand 871 deaths have been recorded.

Europe is the hardest hit continent, with 10 lakh 10 thousand 858 cases and 85 thousand 271 fatalities.

The United States, where the virus is spreading most rapidly, registered 6 lakh 9 thousand 240 cases and 26 thousand 33 deaths.