Two Million People Die from COVID-19 – level 2

22-01-2021 07:00

The number of people who died from COVID-19 reached two million. Unfortunately, scientists do not expect the numbers to go down soon.

Some countries started to vaccinate people, but the process is slow, and in some countries, there is not any vaccine available. Therefore, it could be difficult to get the virus under control before summer. Scientists from the University of Washington said that the number of dead people could reach 2.89 million by the end of 2021.

Countries with the highest number of dead people are the US, Brazil, India, and Mexico. In the US, almost 390,000 people died from COVID-19 already. COVID-19 already killed more people than malaria and tuberculosis together in 2020.

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