Death toll nears 6 million as pandemic enters its 3rd year

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The world is on the verge of another milestone in the corona virus pandemic and Ben Thomas with the latest numbers Johns Hopkins university's tally shows more than five million nine hundred and ninety seven thousand people have died of confirmed covert nineteen infections around the world as of mid day Sunday that's just three thousand short of six million deaths over the past two plus years while many places including the U. S. are relaxing precautions evidence suggests the pandemic is anything but over remote Pacific islands are just now grappling with their first outbreaks Hong Kong is battling its worst in Eastern Europe is seeing a spike in deaths amid the surge of refugees coming from Ukraine meanwhile the US is nearing one million deaths I'm Ben Thomas

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