Global Coronavirus Death Toll Tops 50,000

Friday, 3 April 2020 23:52 WIB

The coronavirus pandemic has hit a grim milestone of 1 million confirmed cases. The count by Johns Hopkins University says more than one-fourth, or 236,000 of the cases, are in the United States. The worldwide death toll stands at 51,500. Italy reported the most fatalities with more than 13,000 and climbing daily. Around the globe, the impact of the coronavirus wreaked havoc on national and local governments trying to rush medical equipment to hospitals, along with workers who have been laid off by the millions as businesses end normal operations. Another 6.65 million jobless workers in...

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