The global death toll from the coronavirus pandemic has crossed 900,000 deaths since it first appeared in China late last year.
Meanwhile, worldwide COVID-19 cases tally topped 27.7 million.
As being reported, a total of 900,052 COVID-19 deaths have been registered worldwide, from 27,711,866 declared cases of the virus.
Reuters reports that the rate of deaths is holding steady, taking 18 days to climb from 800,000 to 900,000 deaths. It took 17 days to go from 700,000 to 800,000.
According to a Reuters tally, the United States remains the world’s worst-affected country, with deaths crossing 190,000 tally and cases exceeding 6.3 million.
Brazil is in the second country with more than 127,000 deaths followed by India with nearly 74,000 COVID-19 deaths.
According to Reuters calculations based on data from the last two weeks, an average of more than 5,600 people die each day from COVID-19.