Worldwide coronavirus death toll crosses 210,000

Published April 28, 2020, 12:00 AM

by manilabulletin_admin

By Agence France-Presse

More than 210,000 people have died worldwide in the coronavirus pandemic, 85 percent of them in Europe and the United States, according to a tally compiled by AFP from official sources at 0845 GMT on Tuesday.

A total of 210,930 deaths have been recorded among 3,027,853 cases since the outbreak began in China late last year.

Europe, the hardest-hit continent, registered 126,793 fatalities from 1,404,171 infections, while the United States was the country with the most deaths — 56,253 — ahead of Italy with 26,977, Spain with 23,822, France 23,293 and Britain 21,092.

 
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