Greater than half 1,000,000 individuals have been killed by the novel coronavirus, practically two thirds of them in america and Europe, in keeping with an AFP tally at 2200 GMT Sunday based mostly on official sources.
The official dying rely for the illness now stands at 500,390 deaths from 10,099,576 circumstances recorded worldwide. The US has suffered the best dying rely (125,747), adopted by Brazil (57,622) and the UK (43,550).
The tallies, utilizing knowledge collected by AFP from nationwide authorities and data from the World Well being Group (WHO), in all probability mirror solely a fraction of the particular variety of infections.
Many international locations are testing solely essentially the most severe circumstances.
(Aside from the headline, this story has not been edited by employees and is revealed from a syndicated feed.)