Coronavirus UK live updates as global death toll reaches 700,000

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The global coronavirus death toll has reached 700,000 - with a person dying every 15 seconds from the virus.

Reuters calculate nearly 5,900 people are dying every 24 hours from Covid-19 on average.

That equates to 247 people per hour, or one person every 15 seconds.

Meanwhile, new research shows starting lockdown just three days earlier would have saved 20,000 lives.

Scientists claim certain countries were unwilling to take the...
source: Hull Daily Mail

2020-08-05 10:17
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