Covid: 1.5 million dead globally as vaccination schemes set to begin

More than 10,000 people have died on average every day in the past week, according to latest figures

At least 1.5 million lives across the globe have been lost to Covid-19, according to a tally of cases maintained by Johns Hopkins University, as vaccinations look set to be rolled out in a handful of nations this month.

Reuters reported that the figures reflected one death reported every nine seconds on average. In the last week alone, more than 10,000 people around the world have died on average every day – and this continues to rise each week.

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