Johns Hopkins: More than 900,000 COVID-19 deaths worldwide

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(WEHT)- A coronavirus map published by Johns Hopkins University shows there are now more than 900,000 COVID-19 deaths worldwide.

The United States has the highest confirmed death toll, with over 191,000 deaths. Brazil trails behind the United State, with over 128,000 deaths. The news comes a day after Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear announced the commonwealth crossed 1,000 deaths. Gov. Beshear will give an address Thursday at 4:30 p.m.

The map also shows over 3,400 deaths in Indiana and over 8,400 deaths in Illinois. Globally, there are nearly 28,000,000 confirmed cases, with over 18,800,000 recoveries.

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(This story was originally published on Sept. 10, 2020)

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