WORLD Global COVID-19 deaths surpass 290,000: Johns Hopkins University

WORLD

Global COVID-19 deaths surpass 290,000: Johns Hopkins University

Xinhua

06:01, May 13, 2020

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A woman wearing a hazmat suit and googles pulls her grocery cart in the streets in Queens, a borough of New York City amid the coronavirus pandemic on April 20, 2020 in New York City. (Photo: AFP)

NEW YORK, May 12 (Xinhua) -- Global COVID-19 deaths surpassed 290,000 on Tuesday, reaching 290,269 as of 3:32 p.m. (1932 GMT), according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.

A total of 4,238,703 cases have been reported from over 180 countries and regions across the world, according to the CSSE.

The United States reported the most COVID-19 deaths at 81,805 among 1,358,901 cases. Other countries with over 20,000 fatalities included Spain, Italy, Britain and France, the CSSE data showed.


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