Global EditionASIA 中文双语Français
Home / China / Latest

Global COVID-19 deaths surpass 200,000: Johns Hopkins University

Xinhua | Updated: 2020-04-26 02:45
Share - WeChat
A worker wearing protective equipment walks past coffins at a temporary morgue set up at the Central Jamia Mosque Ghamkol Sharif, a mosque in Birmingham, Britain, on April 21, as the spread of the novel coronavirus disease continues. [Photo/Agencies]

NEW YORK -- Global COVID-19 deaths surpassed 200,000 on Saturday afternoon, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.

A total of 200,698 people have died of the disease as of 1:50 pm (1750 GMT) among 2,865,938 cases worldwide, the CSSE data showed.

The United States suffered the most fatalities at 52,782 as its total cases reached 924,576. Italy recorded 26,384 deaths and Spain reported 22,902 deaths. France and Britain also reported over 20,000 deaths, according to the CSSE.

Copyright 1995 - . All rights reserved. The content (including but not limited to text, photo, multimedia information, etc) published in this site belongs to China Daily Information Co (CDIC). Without written authorization from CDIC, such content shall not be republished or used in any form. Note: Browsers with 1024*768 or higher resolution are suggested for this site.
License for publishing multimedia online 0108263

Registration Number: 130349