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US coronavirus death toll leaps to over 2,000 as number of fatalities DOUBLES in 2 days

2 monthes ago   |   By RT

Over 2,000 people succumbed to the deadly Covid-19 disease in the US, as the country has grown into the global epicenter of the pandemic with over 120,000 confirmed cases, according to the data by Johns Hopkins University.
The death toll from the coronavirus outbreak in the US has passed the 2,000 milestone, with John Hopkins University, which tracks Covid-19 data in real time, reporting that at least 2,010 people died from the flu-like disease in the US as of Saturday.
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Global Covid-19 death toll surpasses 30,000, with two thirds in Europe - AFP

Global Covid-19 death toll surpasses 30,000, with two thirds in Europe - AFP

2 monthes ago   |   By RT

The Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic has claimed more than 30,000 lives around the globe, according to the calculations by AFP news agency. Some 20,000 of the victims were in Europe where Italy and Spain remain the hardest-hit countries.
John Hopkins University in Maryland, which also keeps track of the Covid-19 death toll, has also updated its count to just above 30,000 deaths.
In AFP's home country, France, the authorities said that 319 people succumbed to the disease Saturday, with the overall number of deaths reaching 2,314.
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