Global coronavirus death toll tops 70,000

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Global coronavirus death toll tops 70,000

Monday, 06 April 2020 | AFP | Paris

Global coronavirus death toll tops 70,000

The new coronavirus has killed more than 70,000 people across the globe, the majority in Europe, according to an AFP tally Monday at 1100 GMT.

Out of a total of 70,009 killed in the pandemic, 50,215 are in Europe, according to figures compiled from official government data and the World Health Organisation.

Italy is leading the global death toll with 15,877 fatalities, followed by Spain with 13,055, the United States with 9,648 and France with 8,078. 
 

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