Global COVID-19 Death Toll Surpasses 3 Million
LONDON, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News / WAM - 06th Apr, 2021) Coronavirus-related deaths worldwide crossed 3 million on Tuesday, according to a Reuters tally, as the latest global resurgence of COVID-19 infections is challenging vaccination efforts across the globe.
Worldwide COVID-19 deaths are rising once again, especially in Brazil and India. Health officials blame more infectious variants that were first detected in the United Kingdom and South Africa, along with public fatigue with lockdowns and other restrictions.
Brazil is leading the world in the daily average number of new deaths reported and accounts for one in every four deaths worldwide each day, according to a Reuters analysis.
The European region, which includes 51 countries, has the highest total number of deaths at nearly 1.1 million.