Global COVID-19 deaths top 170,000: Johns Hopkins University

NEW YORK, April 20 (Xinhua) -- Global COVID-19 death cases topped 170,000 on Monday evening, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.


Relatives of victims of the COVID-19, wait for the coffin outside a morgue in Istanbul, on April 16, 2020, amid the COVID-19 outbreak caused by the novel coronavirus. (Photo: AFP)