More than a million deaths linked to the new coronavirus have been recorded worldwide since its detection in China in December 2019, according to a count established by AFP from official sources on Sunday at 12:30 a.m., Paris time.
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In total, 1,000,009 deaths have been officially recorded worldwide, for 33,018,877 cases.
22,640,048 people are considered cured by the authorities.
The regions most affected in terms of number of deaths are Latin America and the Caribbean (341,032 deaths for 9,190,683 cases), Europe (229,945 deaths for 5,273,943 cases) and the United States and Canada (214,031 deaths for; 7,258,663 cases).