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UK News Coronavirus deaths top 1 million - here are the 10 worst-hit countries

13:40  29 september  2020
13:40  29 september  2020 Source:   uk.news.yahoo.com

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Coronavirus counter with new cases, deaths , and number of tests per 1 Million population. The coronavirus COVID-19 is affecting 213 countries and territories around the world and 2 The list of countries and territories and their continental regional classification is based on the United Nations

The first coronavirus death outside China was a 44-year-old man in the Philippines on February 2. At that Ten countries account for more than 70 per cent of deaths . For the most part, the countries with the largest death India is the only Asian country in the top 10 , despite the virus' rise in China.

  Coronavirus deaths top 1 million - here are the 10 worst-hit countries

The world has reached a grim milestone in its fight against the coronavirus which since the beginning of 2020 continues to sweep through countries, infecting tens of millions.

COVID-19 has now killed one million people worldwide, according to the John Hopkins University dashboard, developed in late January to tracks infections and deaths in real-time to create centralised data.

The US leads with a total of 205,000 deaths followed by Brazil with 142,000, India with 96,000 and Mexico with 76,000.

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In terms of daily virus-related deaths, India leads, followed by the US, with Brazil and Mexico coming in third and fourth.

Here are the countries with the highest virus-related tolls:

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USA

The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus topped 205,000 on Monday September 28, by far the highest in the world.

President Donald Trump has been criticised for his handling of the crisis, a key issue in the forthcoming election.

The President was accused of playing down the virus in its early stages.

His democrat opponent Joe Biden pointed out that he said at a rally in June that he wanted to slow down testing.

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The road to 1 million confirmed deaths started in December, with doctors in a central Chinese city noticing a pattern of strange illnesses surrounding a It was the day after the newly discovered coronavirus had recorded its first victim, while Chinese authorities were still claiming there was no

COVID deaths were highest in Peru, topping a list of mortality per million in 191 countries worldwide. Coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths worldwide per one million population as of September 16, 2020, by country . The numbers shown here are not an automated update but a manual one.

Trump announced in May that he was taking anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine as a preventive measure against COVID-19, however, there is no evidence the drug can fight the virus.

The US has had more than 7 million cumulative coronavirus cases since the pandemic began.

a group of people on a beach: Crosses and red balloons are placed in the sand on Copacabana beach in a demonstration organized by Rio de Paz to honor the victims of COVID-19, as the country heads to a milestone of 100,000 new coronavirus related deaths, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Mario Lobao) © Provided by Yahoo! News UK Crosses and red balloons are placed in the sand on Copacabana beach in a demonstration organized by Rio de Paz to honor the victims of COVID-19, as the country heads to a milestone of 100,000 new coronavirus related deaths, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Mario Lobao)

Brazil

Brazil’s death toll stands at 142,058 early on the morning of Tuesday Sept 29.

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Where is Coronavirus in the world? List of countries with confirmed cases and deaths (total cumulative number) due to the novel coronavirus 213 Countries and Territories around the world have reported a total of 33,084,572 confirmed cases of the coronavirus COVID-19 that originated

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Brazil has had 4.7million cumulative coronavirus cases.

India

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India, the world’s second most populous country, has had 96,318 coronavirus deaths. The country leads the way in new daily virus-related deaths.

Earlier on Monday, India reported its six millionth coronavirus case as it surged closer to the United States as the most-infected nation.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged people to wear face masks, although with a population of 1.3 billion and the world’s most densely populated cities, social distancing is not always possible.

Mexico

Mexico has reported 76,603 deaths, the fourth-highest in the world, however, definitive data on the country's death toll from COVID-19 won’t be available for “a couple of years.”

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Where are cases and deaths rising? As the global death toll nears one million , the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned it could hit two million A number of European countries have re-imposed lockdowns and other restrictions in their worst -affected regions, and there have been fresh

Testing has been sparse in Mexico, even for people with coronavirus symptoms and for those on the front line such as doctors, nurses and carers.

So the death toll is expected to be significantly higher.

Assistant Health Secretary Hugo López-Gatell said: “When will the final statistics on deaths from COVID-19 be ready? Certainly, a couple of years after the first year of the pandemic,” López-Gatell said, adding that work would be left to the country’s statistics institute.

Mexico currently has had more than 733,000 total cases since the pandemic started.

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The UK

The UK is fifth on the list with 42,090 deaths, as of Tuesday morning.

England, Wales, Scotland and northern Ireland have seen an average of 3,000 cases collectively in past weeks as some believe the country is experiencing a second wave of the virus.

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On Sunday, the Government said that, as of 9am , there had been a further 5,693 lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK, taking the overall number of cases confirmed to 434,969.

The UK government and the Prime Minister Boris Johnson have come in for criticism for the initial response to the coronavirus outbreak for failing to prepare in the early stages and not locking down the country sooner.

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Italy

One of the first in Europe to be struck by the virus, Italy now has limited new cases compared with its neighbours.

The World Health Organization held Italy up as an example this week, praising its “clear government advice, strong public support to reduce transmission”.

Italy has had 35,851 coronavirus deaths since the pandemic started, and more than 311,000 cumulative cases.

Peru

Peru currently has 32,324 deaths and 808,000 cumulative cases.

Peru imposed one of the earliest lockdowns in Latin America to stop the spread of the virus and continued until the end of June.

Despite this, infections and deaths continued to rise.

Experts have said that the Peruvian healthcare system was underprepared to deal with the crisis.

France

France has reported 31,744 deaths.

COVID-19 cases, infection rates and hospital admissions are continuing to rise in in France.

On Monday, public officials expressed hope a new slate of restrictive measures would keep the epidemic from reaching first-wave levels.

“We are doing everything we can to prevent a new general confinement,” even though “with this virus, we are ruling nothing out,” Environment Minister Elisabeth Borne said Monday.

a man wearing a hat: A man talking on the phone while waiting in the line to be allowed in the provisional shelter installed in the Acho bullring. Lima's city council has arranged a makeshift shelter for homeless with capacity for 122 people where they give them a bed, food and health assistance during the Covid19 quarantine. (Photo by Miguel Angel Valero / SOPA Images/Sipa USA) © Provided by Yahoo! News UK A man talking on the phone while waiting in the line to be allowed in the provisional shelter installed in the Acho bullring. Lima's city council has arranged a makeshift shelter for homeless with capacity for 122 people where they give them a bed, food and health assistance during the Covid19 quarantine. (Photo by Miguel Angel Valero / SOPA Images/Sipa USA)

Spain

Spain is also in the midst of experiencing a second wave of the virus.

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COVID-19 has already claimed more than 31,000 lives among more than 700,000 cases nationwide, the highest infection rate in the European Union.

Madrid, the capital city, will go into a partial lockdown on Monday to try and curb the spread.

Iran

The official tally shows Iran recorded 25,779 deaths so far, as of Tuesday Sept 29.

Iran recorded its first coronavirus cases in February in Tehran and implemented quarantine measures in March and April.

On Friday, the number of daily infections rose above 3,500 for the first time since the start of the pandemic.

The current number of cases in Iran stands at 446,448.

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There were 215 deaths registered in the week ending September 25 that mentioned ‘novel coronavirus’.There were 215 deaths registered in the week ending September 25 mentioning “novel coronavirus” – 2.2% of all deaths in England and Wales, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said.

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