Worldwide coronavirus deaths near 1 million

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Nearly one million people have now lost their lives to covert 19 worldwide As of Sunday evening, Johns Hopkins University puts the count at more than 995,000 people nearly 205,000 in the US the world's highest total by far. But doctors are getting a better understanding of how to treat the disease. While more deaths are expected this fall because of the recent surge in infections, there are signs that death rates are declining in that people who get the virus are now faring better than those in the early months of the pandemic.

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