Italy overtakes UK for worst coronavirus death toll in Europe

//Italy overtakes UK for worst coronavirus death toll in Europe

Italy overtakes UK for worst coronavirus death toll in Europe

Italy has eclipsed Britain to become the nation with the worst official coronavirus death toll in Europe.Italy, where the continent’s pandemic began, registered 484 Covid-19 deaths in one day on Sunday, one of its lowest one-day death counts in about a month.Still, those latest deaths pushed Italy’s official toll up to 64,520, while Britain’s stood at 64,267, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.Both numbers understate the true toll of the pandemic. Counting criteria differ in the…

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