The United States is edging closer towards passing 200,000 deaths from COVID-19, the highest death toll the world has seen since emerging in China late last year. The United States is the worst-hit country with 199,268 deaths from 6,766,631 cases. RELATED: US coronavirus cases show virus is spreading at alarming speedAt least 30,849,800 global cases of coronavirus have been registered. Based on latest reports, the countries with the most new deaths were India with 1,133, followed by the United States with 786 and Brazil with 739. Latin America and the Caribbean overall has 322,661 deaths from 8,709,926 cases, Europe 225,223 deaths from 4,825,798 infections, the United States and Canada 208,518 deaths from 6,909,376 cases, Asia 124,713 deaths from 7,183,805 cases, Middle East 42,093 deaths from 1,788,575 cases, Africa 33,829 deaths from 1,401,274 cases and Oceania 911 deaths from 31,053 cases.