As of 6 p.m. on April 4, there were over 131 million coronavirus cases globally, with the death toll reaching 2.8 million, according to John Hopkins University. The good news is that there are over 105 million recoveries.
The United States is leading the world in both COVID-19 infections and fatalities, with over 31 million confirmed cases and over 568,000 deaths.
The U.S. hit 4 million doses of the coronavirus vaccine jabs in a day, setting a new record and bringing the seven-day average over 3 million a day, CNN reported.
The UK on Friday added the Philippines, Pakistan, Kenya and Bangladesh to its “red list,” banning visitors from the four countries.
India logged 89,129 new cases and 714 deaths – both daily records this year – on Saturday, according to data of the federal health ministry.
The COVID-19 tally of India rose to 12.4 million, and the death toll surged to over 164,000.