According to the latest tally from Johns Hopkins University, there are now over 19 million confirmed COVID-19 cases globally, with over 712,000 fatalities and more than 11.5 million recoveries, Report says.

The Chinese mainland recorded 37 new cases on Thursday, with 27 domestically transmitted cases – 26 in northwestern Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region and one in Beijing.

The US now has about 4.8 million infections, and its death toll has exceeded 160,000.

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) emerged in late 2019 in China’s Hubei province, and the virus has spread to over 200 countries and territories since then.