Global confirmed Covid-19 cases exceed one million

3 April 2020 (Last Updated April 3rd, 2020 12:44)

Covid-19 cases have crossed one million globally, with the pandemic being responsible for more than 52,000 deaths so far.

The first 100,000 global Covid-19 cases were recorded in approximately 110 days, based on a report from South China Morning Post that the first Covid-19 case in China could be traced back to November 2019. A million was reached after the cases doubled over the past week.

Currently, the US is the worst-hit country with the highest number of cases at 245,200, according to data from John Hopkins University.

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