Global coronavirus deaths surge past 100,000, doubling in nearly a week
The number of people who have now died from Coronavirus are 100,000 from all over the world. The number of deaths caused by the coronavirus surged past the 100,000 mark on Friday to reach 101,559, doubling in nearly a week. The worst-hit countries in Europe, such as Italy, Spain and France, are still struggling to flatten the curve. US also saw its number almost double in just a week.
Countries that were most affected by the initial outbreak, such as China and South Korea, have seen their daily number of new cases decline dramatically.
Here’s a summary of the numbers of cases around the world.
- Global cases: At least 1,650,210
- Global deaths: At least 100,376
- Countries with most deaths reported: Italy (18,849), United States (18,015), Spain (15,970)
- Countries with most cases reported: United States (475,749), Spain (157,053), Italy (147,577), Germany (119,624), France (118,790)