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Global Covid-19 deaths pass half a million

Published Jun 30, 2020

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CAPE TOWN- In just over six months the novel coronavirus death toll has passed the half a million mark, while the United States has recorded the most deaths of any country, with more than 128 000.

According to real-time statistics data company,

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Worldometer

, global Covid-19 deaths are at 508,422, while cases now stand at 10 421 869.

The first known Covid-19 case was first reported in Wuhan China on 31 December 2019. The World Health Organization declared the spread of coronavirus as a pandemic on March 11.

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The countries with the most reported deaths are the US, Brazil, the United Kingdom, Italy and France.

USA

Cases- 2,681,811

Deaths- 128,783

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Recoveries- 1,117,177

Brazil

Cases- 1,370,488

Deaths- 58,385

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Recoveries- 757,462

UK

Cases- 311,965

Deaths- 43,575

Recoveries- N/A

Italy

Cases- 240,436

Deaths- 34,744

Recoveries- 189,196

France

Cases- 164,260

Deaths- 29,813

Recoveries- 75,649

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