COVID-19 Death Toll Passes 170,000 Worldwide

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The number of persons who have died from worldwide has surpasses 170,000 on Tuesday.

COVID-19 Death Toll Passes 170,000 Worldwide
Death Toll Passes 170,000 Worldwide

remains the hardest hit with two thirds of the death recorded come from the continent, according to an AFP tally.

In total, 170,226 people have died from the virus around the world, including 106,737 in Europe. With 42,364 deaths, the United States has the highest mortality rate, followed by Italy with 24,114 fatalities and Spain’s 21,282. France has 20,265 deaths and Britain 16,509.

There are 2,483,086 recorded cases around the world, though the number of actual infections is believed to be higher since many countries are only testing the most serious cases.

The figures have been compiled by AFP from national authorities and information from the World Health Organization.


Adelowo Adegboyega
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