Thursday, 11 March 2021

Brazil: Coronavirus variant leads to surging death toll


DW News shows that Brazil recorded more than 2,000 COVID-related deaths for the first time on Wednesday. The health ministry reported that some 2,286 people had died from the virus in the past 24 hours, bringing the country's total death toll to 270,656 since the pandemic began.

South America's largest country has recorded 11.2 million infections - only the USA and India have recorded more.

The health system in many cities has collapsed as the country has been ravaged by a particularly contagious virus variant.

The following information is according to the COVID-19 Dashboard by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.

Countries with the highest death tolls from Covid-19:

Total Global Deaths: 2,628,543

530,712 USA
272,889 Brazil
192,491 Mexico
158,189 India
125,403 United Kingdom
101,184 Italy
89,984 France
89,224 Russia
72,968 Germany
72,085 Spain
61,016 Iran
60,858 Colombia
53,493 Argentina
51,110 South Africa
48,323 Peru
46,373 Poland
38,049 Indonesia
29,290 Turkey
29,195 Ukraine
22,624 Czechia
22,367 Canada
22,347 Belgium
21,362 Chile
21,252 Romania
16,635 Portugal
16,497 Hungary
16,128 Ecuador
16,127 Netherlands
13,671 Iraq
13,430 Pakistan
13,111 Sweden
12,608 Philippines
11,903 Bolivia
11,169 Egypt
11,094 Bulgaria
10,090 Switzerland
8,798 Austria
8,712 Morocco
8,502 Bangladesh
8,457 Japan
8,313 Tunisia
8,244 Slovakia
6,937 Greece
6,551 Saudi Arabia
6,531 Guatemala
5,972 Panama
5,967 Israel
5,635 Croatia
5,410 Bosnia and Herzegovina
5,230 Lebanon
5,169 Jordan
4,839 China
4,644 Serbia
4,509 Ireland
4,301 Honduras
4,220 Moldova
3,918 Slovenia
3,622 Georgia
3,411 Paraguay
3,363 Lithuania
3,265 North Macedonia
3,262 Azerbaijan
3,239 Armenia
3,204 Dominican Republic
3,201 Burma
3,190 Kazakhstan
3,028 Algeria
3,012 Nepal
2,848 Costa Rica
2,483 Ethiopia
2,451 Afghanistan
2,385 Denmark
2,340 Libya
2,211 West Bank and Gaza
2,070 Belarus
2,002 Albania
2,001 Nigeria
1,940 Sudan
1,935 El Salvador
1,899 Kenya
1,737 Latvia
1,674 Kosovo
1,662 Korea, South
1,600 Oman
1,492 Zimbabwe
1,476 Kyrgyzstan
1,415 Venezuela
1,369 United Arab Emirates
1,200 Malaysia
1,148 Kuwait
1,148 Zambia
1,113 Montenegro
1,085 Syria
1,078 Malawi

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