Covid-19: Global death toll passes 80,000

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Researchers at Johns Hopkins University say at least 81,250 people have now died worldwide, while more than 1.4 million have been infected since the outbreak began.

According to the institution’s figures, at least 298,500 people who were infected have since recovered.

The number of people in France who have died from the coronavirus has now risen above 10,000.

Meanwhile, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson remained in the intensive care unit of a London hospital, where he is being treated for coronavirus and is “receiving standard oxygen treatment and breathing without any assistance,” according to his official spokesman.

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