The United States on Sunday surpassed 2,888,730 novel coronavirus cases, according to a tally kept by Johns Hopkins University.The pandemic has now claimed the lives of at least 129,947 people in the United States, which leads the world in the number of confirmed infections.Second in the list of the worst affected countries, Brazil has 1,603,055 confirmed cases, according to Johns Hopkins University.The country has so far reported 64,867 deaths due to coronavirus. The country has the highest positivity rate of 36.68%.India is now the third most corona-affected country as it surpassed Russia, Spain and the UK, with its total corona cases standing at 697,413. More than 19,693 have died due to the infection.Russia reported more than 680,283 cases of coronavirus infections so far and 10,145 deaths.The country has the third-highest number of infections behind the United States and Brazil, but the number of new cases has fallen below 10,000 for the last subsequent nine days.The Peruvian Health Ministry reported 302,718 COVID-19 cases on July 6. Lima region in Peru continues to be the worst affected with the highest number of COVID-19 cases. The death toll stands at 10,589.Chile is now sixth in the line of worst-affected countries. There have been at least 295,532 confirmed cases and 6,308 deaths of coronavirus in Chile, according to the John Hopkins tally.The UK’s total COVID-19 death toll now stands at 44,305, which reflects no new deaths announced in both Scotland and Northern Ireland for a second consecutive day. However, the country has 286,931 confirmed cases.Mexico is now eighth in the line of worst-affected countries. There have been at least 256,848confirmed cases and 30,639 deaths of coronavirus in Mexico, according to the John Hopkins tally.Spain is now ninth in the line of worst-affected countries. There have been at least 250,545confirmed cases and 28,385 deaths of coronavirus in Spain, according to the John Hopkins tally.Italy’s total active infections stood at 241,611. Meanwhile, the death toll rose to 34,861.The pandemic began in late February in northern Italy. As it slowed down visibly in recent weeks, Italy further eased the 10-week lockdown.From June 3, people in Italy were allowed to move freely within the country. Travel restrictions were also eased the same day, so travellers from European Union and passport-free Schengen-area countries, as well as the UK, Andorra, and Monaco, can visit Italy without subjecting to quarantine.