Global coronavirus death toll crosses 8,000

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New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) The total number of deaths due to coronavirus across the world crossed the 8,000 mark on Wednesday.
According to worldometers.info, the total number of deaths across the globe were recorded at 8,270, out of 204,669 total cases.
Of total 204,669 cases, 113,528 patients were infected while 91,141 cases were closed. Of the total closed cases, 82,871 patients recovered from the virus and were discharged.
China reported maximum number of cases as 80,894 cases were reported, while 31,506 cases were reported in Italy and 17,361 were from Iran.
In India, a total of 152 cases were reported while three deaths were reported.