The number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases globally has reached 18,701,167 as on Wednesday (August 5) morning, according to the worldometers. The death toll due to coronavirus worldwide now stands at 7,04,349.
In the Lebanese capital Beirut, massive explosions took place on Tuesday. The blasts took place on Tuesday evening (around 6:10 pm local time), shaking buildings all over the city while also causing severe damages and casualties, Xinhua reported. The death toll has crossed 78 and the number of casualties was expected to rise as the counting continued.
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