The New Paper

September 29, 2020

Global coronavirus deaths surpass 1M

The global coronavirus death toll surpassed 1M yesterday. The US has the largest volume of deaths globally (205k), followed by Brazil (142k) and India (96k). Here’s a visual guide to the ongoing outbreak and a tracker of vaccines and treatments currently in development.

Extra: Meanwhile, President Trump announced plans to distribute 150M rapid tests in the US in the coming weeks, and the WHO announced plans to distribute 120M rapid tests to “low and middle-income countries” in the next six months.

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