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WHO Reacts As Global COVID-19 Death Toll Exceeds 1 Million

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The WHO has spoken on recorded cases of COVID-19 globally, which has surpassed 33.5 million.

The United States is the worst hit, with over 7.3 million cases and 209,000 deaths.

Reacting to this death toll, WHO said that many victims suffered “a terribly difficult and lonely death,” and their families could not say goodbye.

WHO spokeswoman Margaret Harris speaking at a UN briefing in Geneva, said that the global COVID-19 death toll has risen past a million.

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Harris went on to say that a grim statistic in a pandemic that has devastated the global economy, overloaded health systems and changed the way people live.

“People have lost so many people and haven’t had the chance to say goodbye.”

“Many people who died alone, it’s a terribly difficult and lonely death.”

“The one positive thing about this virus is it is suppressible, it is not the flu,” Harris was quoted to have said by NAN.

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