Covid-19 daily report: Global death toll nears 300,000

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The number of deaths from Covid-19 around the world rose by 5,255 yesterday to a total of 297,197.

There have been 33,342 deaths reported over the last seven days, down slightly from 36,166 in the previous week.

Covid-19 daily report

David Ottewell is head of data journalism at New Statesman Media Group.

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