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Coronavirus death toll in Europe tops 40,000

AFP

AFP

16:27 | Paris (France), Apr. 3.

The new coronavirus pandemic has killed more than 40,000 people in Europe, more than three-quarters of them in Italy, Spain and France, according to a report compiled by AFP from official sources on Friday.

With a total of 40,768 deaths (out of 574,525 cases), Europe is the continent hardest hit by COVID-19.

Italy and Spain are the worst affected countries in the world with 14,681 and 10,935 deaths respectively, while France has registered 5,387 fatalities.

(END) AFP/MVB

Published: 4/3/2020
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