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Number of Covid-19 cases reaches two million globally

15 Apr 2020 (Last Updated April 15th, 2020 17:24)

The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases has now surpassed two million globally, according to the Johns Hopkins University. There have also been over 120,000 confirmed deaths.

The US is now the epicentre of the pandemic, with 609,685 cases, followed by Spain and Italy. US President Donald Trump has said that he will withdraw US funding to the World Health Organization (WHO).

As of April 15, over a fifth of the global population is under lockdown.