The death toll from coronavirus or Covid-19 has reached 4,983 globally as of Friday.
Besides, it has infected 134,769 people around the world, according to worldometer.
Of them, 59,399 are currently infected while 70,387 patients (94 percent of total infected) recovered.
The coronavirus has affected 119 countries and territories around the world, and one international conveyance (the Diamond Princess cruise ship harbored in Yokohama, Japan).
The World Health Organization has named the illness Covid-19, referring to its origin late last year and the coronavirus that causes it.
Expressing alarm both about mounting infections and inadequate government responses, the World Health Organization on Wednesday declared that the global coronavirus crisis is now a pandemic but added that it’s not too late for countries to act, reports AP.
India confirmed on Thursday its first case of death from COVID-19 after a 76-year-old man from Kalburgi city, 575 km north of Bengaluru in the country's southwestern state of Karnataka passed away on Wednesday.
Besides, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's wife has tested positive for the new coronavirus, his office announced Thursday night.
In Bangladesh, the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) on Wednesday said two of the three patients diagnosed with Covid-19 in Bangladesh have almost recovered.