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April 24, 2020

World sees deaths of Over 191,000 people due to COVID-19

Kathmandu: Over 191,000 people have died and around 2.7 million have been infected globally due to COVID-19 as of Friday.

The invisible deadly virus has caused death rate of 5000 to 6000 people every day on average around the world.

The US reported over 50,000 deaths with epicenter in New York and recorded confirmed cases soaring to 866,646 according to John Hopkins University.


Italy reported 25,549 deaths followed by Spain’s death toll estimated at 22,157 while France has recorded 21,856 deaths due to the contagion. UK’s death toll mounted to 18,738 while Germany reported 5,575 deaths.

Switzerland has 1549 deaths and Austria has recorded 522 deaths, while Denmark witnessed 394 death records. Canada reported 2147 deaths and Sweden has 2,021 recorded deaths due to the COVID-19.


In Asia, China has 4,512 deaths and Japan reported 299 deaths, Russia 555 and South Korea 240 due to this pathogen.

Similarly, Malaysia has reported 95 deaths while Philippines recorded 462 deaths and Indonesia recorded deaths of 647 people so far. Thailand has recorded deaths of 50 people while Singapore has reported the death of 12 people.

SAARC Region 

In the SAARC region India reported 721 deaths while Pakistan reported death toll of 235 people. Bangladesh reported 127 deaths while Srilanka has witnessed deaths of 7 people.

Nepal has 48 confirmed cases of which 10 persons have already recovered from the epidemic. Maldives has 108 positive cases of which 16 cases recovered. Bhutan reported 5 positive cases of which two persons have recovered.


In Africa, Algeria reported 407 deaths while South Africa recorded 75 deaths.

Arab countries

Saudi Arabia reported 121 deaths, Qatar-10, UAE-56, and Kuwait has 14 death toll while Bahrain reported 8 deaths due to the COVID-19.

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