Global coronavirus death toll rise to 7,007

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Published: March 17,2020 03:19 PM
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March 17, 2020: The number of deaths around the world due to coronavirus topped 7,007 after Italy announced a new surge in fatalities.

March 17, 2020: The number of deaths around the world due to coronavirus topped 7,007 after Italy announced a new surge in fatalities. A total of 7,007 people have died, with a 175,536 infections recorded globally. China has the highest number of fatalities at 3,213, followed by Italy with 2,158 deaths and almost 28,000 cases.



As the world shut down borders and limited travel, India's total number of cases touched 114 in the country after fresh cases were reported from several states, including Odisha as the government imposed fresh travel restrictions, prohibiting entry of passengers from the EU countries and the UK from March 18.