A well being employee helps his colleague along with his PPE throughout a neighborhood testing as a part of efforts to curb the unfold of COVID-19. Sodiq Adelakun/Channels TV
The coronavirus pandemic has killed greater than 270,000 individuals worldwide because it started in China late final yr, with greater than 85 p.c of fatalities in Europe and the USA, in accordance with an AFP tally compiled from official figures at 1615 GMT on Friday.
In complete, 270,927 deaths have been reported throughout the globe from three,877,772 confirmed circumstances.
Europe is probably the most affected continent with 153,367 deaths and 1,678,485 circumstances. America is the nation with probably the most deaths at 75,781, adopted by Britain with 31,241, Italy 30,201, Spain 26,299 and France 25,987.