Global coronavirus death toll tops 1.1 million: AFP

By: AFP      Published: 08:47 PM, 16 Oct, 2020
Global coronavirus death toll tops 1.1 million: AFP

The total number of declared deaths from the new coronavirus has topped 1.1 million around the world, according to an AFP tally from official sources at 1500 GMT Friday.

At least 1,100,056 fatalities, out of 38,997,267 cases, have been reported. Almost one in five deaths was in the United States, the hardest-hit country which has 217,798 deaths from 7,985,356 infections.