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Global Coronavirus Death Toll Tops 10,000

Nurses push a patient on a stretcher into the ‘Clinique CHC MontLegia’ building, part of the relocation of the ‘Clinique Saint-Joseph’ hospital in Liege, on March 20, 2020, in Liege, as the country battles against the Covid-19 outbreak caused by the novel Coronavirus. PHOTO: BRUNO FAHY /AFP

 

The number of people who have died as a result of the coronavirus pandemic now exceeds 10,000, according to an AFP tally based on official data at 1030 GMT Friday.

In total, 10,080 deaths have been reported, most of them in Europe (4,932) and Asia (3,431). Italy is the worst affected country with 3,405 fatalities, followed by China with 3,248, the initial epicentre of the outbreak, and Iran with 1,433.

AFP

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