<!– Coronavirus death toll crosses 100,000 –>
Global coronavirus death toll crossed the 100,000 mark on Friday. And it is still rising.
It now stands at 101,557, with over 60 per cent of the fatalities accounted for by just five countries.
Italy has 18,849, the U.S. 18,015, Italy 15,970, France 13,197 and U.K.8,958.
The five countries have 61,792 fatalities as at Friday.
Five other countries also posted death toll above 2,000.
They are Iran with 4,232 deaths, China 3,336, Germany 2,607, Belgium 3,019 and the Netherlands 2511.
Turkey and Switzerland have over a thousand deaths each.
As the death toll from the virus exploded Friday, confirmed cases are also rising exponentially.
From fewer than a million a week ago, they are now 1,676,820 cases globally.
Read the real time stats at worldometers.info
You may be interested
Tinubu uses attack On Atiku to boost own campaign – APCWebby - November 29, 2022
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has admitted that the party’;s presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tunubu, is using attacks on…
Amotekun recovers AK-47 rifles hidden in Oyo forestWebby - November 29, 2022
The Oyo State wing of the Southwest Security Network codenamed Amotekun Corps has recovered AK-47 rifles, military camouflage and other…