Covid-19 deaths exceed 3 million worldwide: JHU

Washington, Apr 17 (EFE).- Coronavirus-related deaths have exceeded 3 million worldwide, while infections stand at over 140 million since the pandemic began, the Johns Hopkins University’s most recent data showed on Saturday.

A total of 3,001,068 people died from complications caused by the respiratory disease, while 140,010,233 people have been infected according to the data.

The United States is on top of the charts with 566,224 deaths, followed by Brazil with 368,749, Mexico (211,693), India (175,649) and the United Kingdom (127,472).

The United States also has the most infections in the world, with 31.57 million, ahead of India’s 14.52 million, Brazil (13.83 million), France (5.28 million) and Russia (4.64 million).

Argentina is the second worst-hit Latin American country after Brazil, with 2.65 million cases, followed by Colombia (2.61 million) and Mexico (2.29 million).

South Africa is the worst-hit on the African continent in terms of infections with 1.56 million recorded since the pandemic began. EFE


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