Coronavirus death toll reaches 1 million
The coronavirus has taken the lives of at least 1 million people throughout the world which is a
catastrophic situation in the world’s fight against the virus that emerged from Wuhan, China, late 2019,
according to data gathered and processed by Johns Hopkins University.
According to the university data, about half of the world’s total Covid-19 cases have been reported in
only four countries — the United States, Brazil, India, and Mexico.
The death toll of the U.S. went beyond 200,000 people last week—surpassing every country on the
planet. Declared a pandemic over six months ago, the coronavirus has managed to affect nearly every
nation and succeeded in infecting more than 33 million people along the way, according to Johns
Hopkins data. It has heavily impacted businesses and schools, shattering global economies and making
“One million is a terrible number, and I think we need to reflect on that before we start considering a
second million,” Dr. Mike Ryan, executive director of the World Health Organization’s health
emergencies program, told reporters on Friday, as reported by CNBC.