People walk among the Spanish flags placed in memory of coronavirus victims in Madrid, Spain, one of the early epicentres of the pandemic. Photo: AFP People walk among the Spanish flags placed in memory of coronavirus victims in Madrid, Spain, one of the early epicentres of the pandemic. Photo: AFP
People walk among the Spanish flags placed in memory of coronavirus victims in Madrid, Spain, one of the early epicentres of the pandemic. Photo: AFP

Global death toll from coronavirus tops 1 million

  • Bleak milestone, recorded by Johns Hopkins University, is greater than the population of Jerusalem and double the number of annual malaria deaths
  • The United States has the highest death toll in the world with 205,000 fatalities

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
People walk among the Spanish flags placed in memory of coronavirus victims in Madrid, Spain, one of the early epicentres of the pandemic. Photo: AFP People walk among the Spanish flags placed in memory of coronavirus victims in Madrid, Spain, one of the early epicentres of the pandemic. Photo: AFP
People walk among the Spanish flags placed in memory of coronavirus victims in Madrid, Spain, one of the early epicentres of the pandemic. Photo: AFP
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