The total COVID-19 cases around the world reached 17,639,185, according to Johns Hopkins University.

NEW YORK, Aug. 1 (Xinhua) -- Global COVID-19 deaths surpassed 680,000 on Saturday, reaching 680,575 as of 11:35 a.m. (1535 GMT), according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.

Meanwhile, the total COVID-19 cases around the world rose to 17,639,185, according to the CSSE.

People tour the National Mall in Washington, D.C., the United States, July 31, 2020.(Photo by Ting Shen/Xinhua)

The United States reported the most COVID-19 cases and deaths, standing at 4,579,761 and 153,642, respectively. Other countries with over 30,000 fatalities include Brazil, Mexico, Britain, India, Italy and France.   

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