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21 April 2020updated 06 Oct 2020 9:45am

Worldwide daily Covid-19 deaths drop to two-week low

By Samuel Horti

The number of global daily deaths from Covid-19 has fallen to its lowest level in two weeks.

A total of 4,942 deaths were reported worldwide yesterday, the lowest daily figure since 4,768 deaths were recorded on 5 April. On the same day last week, 5,391 deaths were recorded.

Total cases rose by 70,880 to 2.47 million.

Italy saw a slight increase in its daily death tally, but numbers there, and across Europe, are still trending downwards from their peak.

Covid-19 daily report

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