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Health & Fitness Global coronavirus death toll passes 400,000

15:30  07 june  2020
15:30  07 june  2020 Source:   msn.com

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Covid-19 has claimed more than 400 , 000 lives globally since the pandemic began six months ago, according to a tally maintained by Johns Hopkins University. The university registered this Sunday that the worldwide total of coronavirus deaths surpassed 400 , 000 , with over 6.9 million confirmed cases.

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The worldwide death toll from Covid-19 has passed 400,000, according to US experts.

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University said the milestone was reached on Sunday although it is still an underestimate because many who have died were not tested for the coronavirus.

a group of people standing in front of a building: A doctor checks the temperature of a man during a free medical camp in Dharavi, a large slum in Mumbai, India (Rafiq Maqbool/AP) © Rafiq Maqbool A doctor checks the temperature of a man during a free medical camp in Dharavi, a large slum in Mumbai, India (Rafiq Maqbool/AP) The total was passed a day after the Brazilian government stopped publishing a running total of coronavirus deaths and infections.

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Critics called the move an extraordinary attempt to hide the true toll of the disease rampaging through Latin America’s largest nation.

Newly dug, empty graves fill the Sao Luiz cemetery where victims will be buried in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Andre Penner/AP) © Provided by PA Media Newly dug, empty graves fill the Sao Luiz cemetery where victims will be buried in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Andre Penner/AP)

Brazil’s last official numbers recorded over 34,000 virus-related deaths, the third-highest toll in the world behind the US and Britain.

Worldwide, at least 6.9 million people have been infected by the virus, according to Johns Hopkins.

The US has seen nearly 110,000 confirmed virus-related deaths and Europe has recorded over 175,000 since the virus emerged in China late last year.

India reported 9,971 new coronavirus cases on Sunday in the country’s biggest single-day spike, a day before it prepares to reopen shopping malls, hotels and religious places after a 10-week lockdown.

India has now surpassed Spain as the fifth hardest-hit country, with 246,628 confirmed cases of the coronavirus, including 6,929 deaths.

a group of people standing around a table: A hairdresser in a personal protective suit attends to a customer at a hair salon in New Delhi (Manish Swarup/AP) © Provided by PA Media A hairdresser in a personal protective suit attends to a customer at a hair salon in New Delhi (Manish Swarup/AP)

New Delhi, Mumbai and Ahmedabad are among India’s worst-hit cities. Six of the country’s 28 states account for 73% of the total cases.

India has already partially restored train services and domestic flights and allowed shops and manufacturing to reopen.

E-commerce companies have started to deliver goods, including those considered non-essential, to places outside containment zones.

Stay at home as much as possible to stop coronavirus spreading - here is the latest government guidance. If you think you have the virus, don't go to the GP or hospital, stay indoors and get advice online. Only call NHS 111 if you cannot cope with your symptoms at home; your condition gets worse; or your symptoms do not get better after seven days. In parts of Wales where 111 isn't available, call NHS Direct on 0845 46 47. In Scotland, anyone with symptoms is advised to self-isolate for seven days. In Northern Ireland, call your GP.

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SANTE-CORONAVIRUS-BILAN-RUSSIA: Coronavirus: Almost 840,000 contaminations in Russia © Reuters / Shamil Zhumatov CORONAVIRUS: NEARLY 840,000 CONTAMINATIONS IN RUSSIA MOSCOW - Russia (Reuters) reported 5,482 new cases of coronavirus contamination on Friday, bringing the total toll to 839,981, making it the fourth country in the world hardest hit by the pandemic. Authorities say 161 people have died in the past 24 hours, bringing the official death toll to 13,963.

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