Global COVID-19 Death Count Rises To 1,20,000: Report

Coronavirus cases: The figures were collated using data collected by AFP from national authorities and information from the World Health Organization (WHO).

Global COVID-19 Death Count Rises To 1,20,000: Report

Of 1,20,013, Europe itself has reported nearly 81,474 coronavirus deaths. (File)

Paris:

The novel coronavirus has killed more than 120,000 people worldwide, nearly 70 percent of them in Europe, according to a tally compiled by AFP at 1100 GMT Tuesday from official sources.

A total of 1,20,013 deaths have now been recorded since the epidemic first emerged in China in December, 81,474 of them in Europe.

The figures were collated using data collected by AFP from national authorities and information from the World Health Organization (WHO).

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