ANKARA – The number of people worldwide who have succumbed to the Covid-19 virus has already exceeded 1.1 million, according to Worldometer, which compiles Covid-19 data from around the globe.
Its website reported that the death toll from the virus has reached 1,101,420 and counting as of October 18, while the number of cases across the world stood at 39,105,472. On record the US had the highest number of fatalities at 222,656.
Trailing the US was Brazil with 152,460 deaths, India with 112,144, Mexico with 84,898, the UK with 43,293, Italy with 36,372, Spain with 33,553, Peru with 33,512, France with 33,125, and Iran with 29,605.
Covid-19, which was first detected in December in China’s Wuhan province, has spread to 189 countries and regions.
More than 29.3 million people worldwide have recovered from the virus. (Anadolu)