Death Toll Worldwide From Covid Breach 5 Million

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Death Toll Worldwide From Covid Breach 5 Million

The global death toll from the continuing COVID-19 pandemic has crossed five million, reaching 5,004,855 as of Tuesday, according to Xinhua news agency, using the World Health Organization’s latest figures (WHO).

As of 5.40 p.m. CET (1640 GMT), there have been 246,951,274 confirmed COVID-19 cases reported to the WHO, with 5,004,855 fatalities.

The United States had the largest overall number of confirmed cases and fatalities, with approximately 45.68 million cases and 740,366 deaths, accounting for about 18.5 percent and 14.8% of the global totals, respectively.

It is followed by India and Brazil, which have documented around 34.29 million and 21.81 million cases, respectively, as well as 458,880 and 607,824 fatalities. Together, the three countries accounted for more than 41% of all verified cases and almost 36% of all fatalities globally.

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According to WHO regional offices, the Americas and Europe have recorded 93,711,700 and 77,231,883 confirmed cases, respectively, and 2,296,114 and 1,432,224 fatalities. Together, the two areas account for about 70% of verified cases and 74.5 percent of fatalities worldwide.

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