Coronavirus Deaths Around the Globe Cross 5,000: Report

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(Source: Reuters)

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(Source: Reuters)

A total of 3,176 people have died in mainland China, followed by 1,016 in Italy, and 514 in Iran — the three countries with the highest number of deaths.

  • AFP Paris
  • Last Updated: March 13, 2020, 5:31 PM IST

The death toll from the coronavirus pandemic has risen to 5,043, according to an AFP tally based on official sources at 4.30 pm on Friday.

A total of 3,176 people have died in mainland China, followed by 1,016 in Italy, and 514 in Iran — the three countries with the highest number of deaths.

Since COVID-19 was first detected in December, more than 134,300 people have been infected in 121 countries and territories.

Source: https://www.news18.com/news/world/coronavirus-deaths-around-the-globe-cross-5000-report-2536131.html

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