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Number Of Global COVID-19 Deaths Surpasses 600,000


01:14 19 Jul 2020

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The number of people who have died from COVID-19 worldwide has surpassed 600,000, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University in the US

Yesterday, the World Health Organisation reported a record increase in global coronavirus cases for the second day in a row on Saturday as the total rose by 259,848 in 24 hours.

The biggest increases were in the US, Brazil, India and South Africa, according to a daily report.

The previous WHO record for new cases was 237,743 on Friday.

Yesterday also saw the highest number of deaths recorded globally since May 10th, with more than 7,000 people dying from COVID-19.

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