Greater than half one million individuals have been killed by the novel coronavirus, almost two thirds of them in america and Europe, in line with an AFP tally at 2200 GMT Sunday primarily based on official sources.
The official dying depend for the illness now stands at 500,390 deaths from 10,099,576 instances recorded worldwide. America has suffered the very best dying depend (125,747), adopted by Brazil (57,622) and the UK (43,550).
The tallies, utilizing information collected by AFP from nationwide authorities and knowledge from the World Well being Group (WHO), most likely mirror solely a fraction of the particular variety of infections.
Many international locations are testing solely probably the most severe instances.