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US News Coronavirus: more than 65,000 dead worldwide, Italy has the heaviest death toll

20:20  05 april  2020
20:20  05 april  2020 Source:   france24.com

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At least 65,272 people have died of Covid-19 worldwide according to an AFP report established at Sunday at 11:00 GMT. Italy remains at the top of the countries with the most deaths. The United States has the highest number of cases.

The coronavirus pandemic has killed at least 65,272 people worldwide since its appearance in December in China, according to a report established by AFP from official sources Sunday April 5 at 11:00 GMT.

This assessment does not include the latest figures released by the United Kingdom on Sunday, which recorded an additional 621 deaths in 24 hours Saturday at 4:00 p.m. GMT, for a total of 4,934 hospital deaths.

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According to AFP's assessment at the end of the morning on Sunday, more than 1,206,480 cases of infection had officially been diagnosed in 190 countries and territories since the start of the epidemic.

This number of diagnosed cases, however, only reflects a fraction of the actual number of contaminations, with a large number of countries now testing only those cases requiring hospital care. Among these cases, at least 233,300 are now considered cured.

Italy has the most deaths linked to Covid-19

Italy, which recorded its first death linked to the coronavirus at the end of February, is the country most affected in number of deaths with 15,362 deaths for 124,632 cases. 20,996 people are considered cured by the Italian authorities. However, the number of coronavirus deaths officially registered in 24 hours Sunday (525) was the lowest in more than two weeks, announced the civil protection.

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The global death toll from coronavirus crossed 60, 000 on Saturday, according to figures compiled by U.S The virus known as COVID-19, which emerged in Wuhan, China last December, has spread to at With the exact number of deaths at 60,115, more than 233, 000 people diagnosed with the virus

The global death toll from coronavirus crossed 70, 000 on Monday, according to figures compiled by With the exact number of deaths as of 0730GMT stands at 70,356, worldwide more than 270 Italy has reported the highest number of deaths from the virus with 15,887, followed by Spain with 13

After Italy, the most affected countries are Spain with 12,418 deaths for 130,759 cases, the United States with 8,503 deaths (312,245 cases), France with 7,560 deaths (89,953 cases), and the United Kingdom with 4,313 deaths (41,903 cases).

China (excluding the territories of Hong Kong and Macao), where the epidemic began at the end of December, has recorded a total of 81,669 cases (30 new between Saturday and Sunday), including 3,329 deaths (3 new), and 76 964 healings.

The United States, the country most affected by the number of cases

In number of cases, the United States is the country most affected, with 312,245 officially registered infections, including 8,503 deaths and 15,021 cured.

New York State concentrates more than a third of the cases of Covid-19 recorded across the Atlantic and nearly half of the deaths. The US state recorded 594 new deaths in 24 hours Sunday bringing the total to 4,159, according to its governor.

Europe totaled Sunday at 11:00 GMT 47,093 deaths for 642,330 cases, the United States and Canada 8,747 deaths (326,117 cases), Asia 4,172 deaths (117,571 cases), the Middle East 3 779 deaths (74,670 cases), Latin America and the Caribbean 1,052 deaths (30,539 cases), Africa 388 deaths (8,578 cases), and Oceania 41 deaths (6,675 cases).

This assessment was carried out using data collected by AFP offices from the competent national authorities and information from the World Health Organization (WHO).

With AFP

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