Latest on coronavirus around the world

Latest on coronavirus around the world

U.S. reported 682,619 cases, the most in the world, as well as the highest death toll of 23,529, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University. 671 people had died in New York in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths in the country's hardest-hit state to 10,056.

Spain's overnight death toll from the virus fell to 517 on Monday from 619 on Sunday, bringing the total death toll to 17,489, the health ministry said. Overall cases rose to 169,496 from 166,019.

The number of fatalities from coronavirus in Italy rose by 566 on Monday, 135 more than on Sunday, bringing the total death toll to more than 20,000. The number of officially confirmed cases climbed to 159,516.

Some 574 people have died in France from COVID-19 in 24 hours, the health ministry said on Monday, bringing the total to 14,867. More than 98,000 infections recorded across the country so far. President Emmanuel Macron announced he was extending lockdown to curb the coronavirus outbreak until May 11.

Germany has reported 123,016 confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of Monday morning, an increase of 2,537 within the past 24 hours. 

In UK, the death toll from COVID-19 rose to 11,329 on Monday and the government signaled that there would be no easing of lockdown measures this week. Total cases have also risen to 88,621.

Iran reported 1,617 new infection cases overnight, bringing the total number to 73,303 in the country, of whom 4,585 have died.

In Turkey, the number of the COVID-19 cases have climbed to 61,049 after 4,093 new ones were reported in the last 24 hours. The death toll from the novel coronavirus in the country reached 1,296.

Brazil's total number of COVID-19 cases rose to 23,430, and the death toll climbed to 1,328, for a mortality rate of 5.7 percent, the Health Ministry said on Monday.