Global COVID-19 death toll 35,000; cases 7,40,000
THE worldwide number of officially confirmed fatalities from the novel coronavirus rose to 35,000 on Monday, according to a tally compiled by AFP at 1100 GMT from official sources. More than 35,000 people have died worldwide from the coronavirus pandemic since it emerged late last year in China, most of them in Europe, according to an AFP tally at 1615 GMT Monday using official figures. In total, 35,905 people have died, including 26,076 in Europe. Italy has the most deaths with 11,591, following ..