Covid: one million people have died in Europe, including almost 100,000 in France

Published by Caroline J. · Published on 13 April 2021 at 09h16 · Updated on 13 April 2021 at 15h07
Europe has reached one million Covid-19 deaths, since the virus has been discovered in China over a year ago. France – now exceeding 99,000 deaths – is one of the hardest-hit countries on the Old Continent.

As the Coronavirus pandemic still actively spreads in many countries across the world, Europe has recorded at least 1,000,288 deaths to Covid-19 since the health crisis began.

According to Agence France Presse (AFP) tally – set thanks to reports issued daily by the health authorities of each country – Europe – gathering 52 countries and territories all the way to Azerbaijan and Russia – now unfortunately ranks before Latin America and the Caribbean (832,577 deaths), the United States/Canada (585,428 deaths), Asia (285,824 deaths), the Middle East (119,104 deaths), Africa (115,779 deaths), and Oceania (1,006 deaths).

On the Old Continent, France unfortunately is one of the hardest-hit countries. As of April 12, 2021 it exceeded the 99,000-death threshold since the beginning of the health crisis, and is set to report over 100,000 deaths this week.

The United Kingdom, Italy, and even Russia are also badly hit by the Covid-19 epidemic. According to the latest reports released, about six deaths in ten in Europe have been reported in six countries, namely the United Kingdom (127,100 deaths; 4,373,343 cases), Italy (114,612 deaths; 3,779,594 cases), Russia (103,263 deaths; 4,649,710 cases), France (99,163 deaths; 5,067,216 cases), Germany (78,452 deaths; 3,011,513 cases), and Spain (76,525 deaths; 3,370,256 cases).

Moving on to the death rate compared to the population, the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Bosnia and Herzegovina are part of the hardest-hit countries in Europe.

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