The United States is now facing a more serious situation where the number of deaths caused by COVID-19 is reported to have exceeded 200,000 deaths.
According to a statement from the Ministry of Health Malaysia (MOH) on Twitter, the death toll in the United States is 20 percent of the COVID-19 deaths worldwide.
It is also expected that the number of deaths due to the virus could reach 380,000 cases by the end of this year.
Meanwhile, the positive cases of COVID-19 in the United States to date have recorded more than 7 million cases.
MOH also said that most countries in Europe including the United Kingdom are tightening regulations due to fears of a second wave.
To date, the number of COVID-19 cases recorded worldwide exceeds 31 million cases and the death toll is over 969,000 cases.
The United States is still the country with the most cases followed by India and then Brazil.
Kematian akibat #COVID19 di AS melepasi 200,000 orang atau 20% drpd kematian seluruh dunia.
Penyelidik di AS menjangkakan jumlah kematian mencecah 380,000 akhir tahun ini.
Di Eropah, beberapa negara termasuk UK mengetatkan semula peraturan kerana bimbang gelombang kedua. pic.twitter.com/qC5I77Ta4F
— KKMalaysia🇲🇾 (@KKMPutrajaya) September 23, 2020
Source: BBC, MOH