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Official: Coronavirus Death Toll Reaches 100 000

The number of coronavirus related deaths globally has now passed the 100 000 mark.

Read: More Than 1 Million Confirmed Coronavirus Cases Worldwide

This is not football news, but given the uncertain times we are in because of the deadly COVID-19 pandemic, we have decided to keep you updated on the biggest international news about the virus.

The John Hopkins University confirmed that the worldwide death toll has now exceeded the 100 00 mark.

Italy unfortunately leads the way with the most deaths (18 849) as of 11 April, following by Spain (16 353) and France (13 197).

United States have most the confirmed cases with 501 615 people testing positive for COVID-19.

The recovery rate has grown to 382 404, with China leading the way with 77 874 recoveries.

Remember to stay at home during the 21-day lockdown in South Africa, and follow the safety measures as recommended by the World Health Organisation to fight the COVID-19:

  • Wash your hands regularly and thoroughly
  • Practise and maintain social distancing
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
  • Practice respiratory hygiene

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