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5 May 2020updated 29 Jul 2021 11:03am

New deaths fall in UK and US, global deaths down week on week

By Michael Goodier

The number of people dying from Covid-19 worldwide rose again yesterday, 4 May, following a dip in reporting over the weekend. 4,067 people died, with Italy and France seeing their numbers rise compared to Sunday, 3 May.

However, the number of deaths dropped between Sunday and Monday in both the US and UK, and the number of new deaths worldwide remains lower than the same time last week.

At least 251,537 people have now died across the world from the virus. The number of confirmed cases rose by 76,326.

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