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2020-08-22T17:00:02+00:00

Global Covid-19 death toll reaches 800,000

Global Covid-19 death toll reaches 800,000
A Ukrainian COVID-19 patient wearing scuba mask in absence of available artificial lung ventilation. Chernivtsi, Ukraine. Credit: Mstyslav Chernov / Wikimedia Commons (Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 4.0)

The global Covid-19 death toll has reached the 800,000 mark Saturday, according to data provided by the John Hopkins University. Worldwide confirmed cases are nearing 23 million, as countries see a new surge in infections. India has been reporting over 60,000 daily cases for four days while Germany sees a new rise in cases, reporting 2,000 new infections on Saturday.

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