Worldwide coronavirus cases soar past 17 million: AFP COVID-19 tally

A healthcare worker is seen outside a house in Hanoi. (File photo: Reuters)

The number of coronavirus infections recorded worldwide has soared through 17 million, according to an AFP tally from official sources at 0700 GMT on Thursday.

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At least 17,022,877 cases have been registered as the pandemic accelerates with a million new infections detected in the last four days.

The United States is the worst-hit country with 4,426,982 cases including 150,713 deaths.

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