World's COVID-19 death toll hits 5.7 million | Inquirer News

World’s COVID-19 death toll hits 5.7 million

/ 10:32 AM February 07, 2022
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A woman and her son walk past a graffiti on a street, amidst the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Mumbai, India, December 1, 2021. REUTERS FILE PHOTO

Coronavirus has killed at least 5.7 million people since the outbreak emerged in China in December 2019, according to an AFP tally compiled from official sources on Sunday.

The US has recorded the most Covid deaths with 902,266, followed by Brazil with 631,802, India 501,979 and Russia 335,414.

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Taking into account excess mortality linked to Covid-19, the WHO estimates the overall death toll could be two to three times higher.

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