Covid-19 cases worldwide soar past 450,000, deaths top 20,800


Soldiers loading onto trucks coffins to be transported to a crematorium in Ferrara, Italy, yesterday. The country’s Covid-19 death toll jumped in 24 hours by 683 to 7,503 – by far the highest of any nation. – EPA pic, March 26, 2020.

MORE than three billion people around the world were living under lockdown yesterday, with governments stepping up efforts against the Covid-19 pandemic that has left more than 20,000 dead.

As the number of confirmed cases worldwide soars past 450,000, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned that only a concerted global effort can stop the spread of the coronavirus.


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