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It has been more than a month since the World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic and the U.S. has become the world's hardest-hit country, both in terms of reported cases and the number of fatalities.
Over in Europe, Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli performed an online concert at Milan's empty cathedral with a message of hope to those in lockdown around the globe because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Kim Sungmin reports.
The U.S. has now become the place hardest-hit by COVID-19, reporting the largest number of total confirmed cases and the highest death toll of any country.
Total infections there have topped five-hundred-forty-thousand and the death toll has surpassed twenty-two-thousand, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.
In Europe, the total confirmed cases reached over eight-hundred-seventy-thousand, with the death toll hitting over seventy-thousand.
In Italy, a tenor comforted people who are struggling in the COVID-19 crisis.
"First of all, this is not a concert, but a prayer. It’s a prayer, and that is what it is meant to be."
Andrea Bocelli and his mesmerizing voice echoed a heart-touching message in “Music for Hope” at the empty Milan Cathedral.
His singing touched those who are under quarantine.
The performance was streamed live on social media and it gathered views from all over the world, hitting more than 24 million views as of Monday.
In the United Kingdom, Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who had been in hospital undergoing treatment for COVID-19, was discharged on Sunday local time.
The UK reported 737 more deaths on the same day, bringing its total to more than ten-thousand.
Over in Japan, the number of total confirmed cases has soared to pass over 8,000 as of Sunday.
According to Japanese public broadcaster NHK, 500 more new cases were reported …bringing the total to around 8-thousand-one-hundred.
The death toll in Japan now stands at 150, with 6 more from Sunday.
KIM Sung-min, Arirang News
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