COVID19 19 May 2020 Where is the Covid-19 death rate still rising? Sign UpGet the New Statesman's Morning Call email. Sign-up Western Europe and the US might have passed the peak of coronavirus, but many countries around the world are still very much fighting a rising tide. Brazil, Mexico, Russia, Peru, India, Pakistan, and Indonesia have all seen daily death figures rise, when calculated as a seven-day rolling average. The rise in South America and elsewhere means that global figures are only going down slightly week-on-week, despite big falls in Europe. In the last seven days, 32,151 people died after testing positive for the disease, according to the latest data from John's Hopkins University. That compares to 34,793 over the previous week. At least 318,481 people have now died from the disease worldwide. › Coronavirus is introducing the pitfalls of Universal Credit to many new claimants Michael Goodier is a data journalist at New Statesman media group Subscribe For more great writing from our award-winning journalists subscribe for just £1 per month!