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Covid-19 deaths: Mexico overtakes Italy

Covid-19 deaths: Mexico overtakes Italy

Jul 13, 2020 - 13:21

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The United States, Brazil, India and South Africa have registered their biggest spikes in coronavirus cases, the UN healthinfo-icon agency said on Monday.

A record increase happened in global Covid-19 cases over the weekend, with the total rising by 230,370 in 24 hours, the Worldinfo-icon Health Organization (WHO) confirmed.

Worldwide cases were nearing 13 million on Monday, a Johns Hopkins University tally suggested. The disease has killed more than 566,000 people over the past seven months.

Meanwhile, Mexico emerged as the country with the fourth-highest death toll from pandemic, overtaking Italy.

AFP's global tallies show Italy currently has 34,954 fatalities from the coronavirus. Mexico has 299,750 confirmed infections and 35,006 deaths.

PANinfo-icon Monitor/mud


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