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International coronavirus death toll Exceeds 250,000

Over a quarter of a million people have died in the book coronavirus globally, with over 85% of these in Europe and the USA, according to an AFP tally of official statistics.

In 2230 GMT on Monday, the US had listed 68,689 virus deaths, the most for any single nation, although Europe was the hardest-hit continent together with 145,023 supported deaths.

As it appeared in China in December, Covid-19 has infected over 3.5 million people and ravaged economies throughout the world.

There have been over 1.5 million supported coronavirus infections in Europe, but a lot of nations are analyzing only the most severe instances.

The tallies, utilizing information gathered by AFP from federal authorities and data in the World Health Organization (WHO), are broadly considered likely to signify just a portion of the real number of ailments.