Global COVID-19 deaths top 700,000

  06 August 2020    Read: 1399
 Global COVID-19 deaths top 700,000

In the latest global COVID-19 statistics, the death toll passed 700,000 as the World Health Organization (WHO) announced the deployment of a surge team to South Africa, the continent's hardest-hit country, and Australian health officials took more steps to limit spread from its hot spot in Victoria state. 

The global total today topped 18.5 million and is now at 18,635,877 cases, with 702,903 deaths, according to the Johns Hopkins online dashboard.


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