Global COVID-19 Deaths Near 6 Million: WHO
- March, 06, 2022 - 11:56
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TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The number of COVID-19 deaths worldwide is close to 6 million, according to the latest data from the World Health Organization (WHO).
Globally, there have been 440,807,756 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 5,978,096 deaths, reported to the WHO as of Friday, according to the international health watchdog's dashboard, Xinhua news agency reported.
The Europe region topped the list with 181,275,264 confirmed cases, while the Americas ranked second with 147,655,931 confirmed cases.
The United States, India and Brazil were the top three countries with the highest number of confirmed cases, it said.
The WHO also reported that nearly 10.6 billion vaccine doses had been administered globally as of February 27.