The pandemic of COVID-19 has killed 11,184 folks worldwide as of midnight Friday, a rise of 1,344 deaths in contrast with the day past, based on the day by day state of affairs report launched by the World Well being Group (WHO) on late Saturday.

A complete of 32,000 new infections had been reported prior to now 24 hours as of 23:59 CET Friday, bringing the worldwide cumulative variety of confirmed instances to 266,073.

Exterior China, 7,923 folks died from the epidemic outbreak, because the virus has unfold to 181 nations and areas the place a complete of 184,657 infections had been reported.

In Europe, the epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic, the demise toll has risen to six,000 as of midnight Friday, which marked a rise of 1,101 in 24 hours, as the whole variety of instances elevated by 23,950 to 128,541.

Probably the most affected European nations with greater than 10,000 instances every — Italy, Spain, Germany and France — have registered practically 98,000 infections in whole, together with 5,529 deaths.

Apart from, the report indicated that six further nations and areas reported their first confirmed instances, whereas 98 nations and areas have seen native transmission of COVID-19.