More than 7.66 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally.
Deaths caused by the virus worldwide reached a total of 424,757 cases, according to a Reuters tally.
More than 210 countries and territories reported infections since the first cases were identified in China in December 2019.
The outbreak of the pandemic has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed.
Meanwhile, a prominent US economist said there can be no real economic recovery in Europe unless governments “completely suppress” the virus, the Associated Press reported.
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