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Washington: The death toll from COVID-19 increased by 20 percent between December 19 and January 15 compared to the previous 28 days and reached 53.000 deaths, the World Health Organization (WHO) said. more
World reaches ‘tragic milestone’ of one million COVID-19 deaths so far in 2022

New York: There have been one million COVID-19 deaths so far this year – a “tragic milestone” that must lead to more people being vaccinated against the disease, World H ...

Nearly 15 million deaths directly or indirectly linked to COVID-19

New York: Approximately 14.9 million deaths globally were directly or indirectly associated with the COVID-19 pandemic by the end 2021, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursda ...

COVID-19 deaths at lowest level in nearly a year, WHO reports

New York: Although COVID-19 deaths continue to decline, vaccine inequity persists, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, again calling for greater support for ...

COVID-19 deaths, hospitalizations soar among youth in Americas: WHO Regional Director

Washington/Sputnik: Hospitalizations and deaths of younger people are surging as the COVID-19 pandemic accelerates across Latin America and the Caribbean, Pan American Health Organization ...

One millionth death from COVID-19 ‘an agonizing milestone’: UN Secretary-General

New York: With over one million lives having succumbed to COVID-19 globally, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said that while the “agonizing milestone” is a &ldquo ...

Bangladesh records 32 COVID-19 deaths in past 24 hours 

Dhaka: The highly infectious COVID-19 disease has killed 32 people in Bangladesh in the past 24 hours, media reports said.

World Health Organization says global coronavirus tally topped 7.2 mln

Moscow/Sputnik: The World Health Organization (WHO) has estimated the overall number of coronavirus cases globally at 7,273,958, with over 413,000 having died from the disease.