European Region has recorded the highest number of deaths due to the novel coronavirus pandemic across the globe.
The situation report released by the World Health Organization (WHO) as on 27 April 2020 shows the total number of the confirmed deaths due to novel coronavirus pandemic in the European countries is 1,24,525, the highest death toll across the continent. (This data has been received by WHO from national authorities by 10:00 CEST on 27 April 2020).
The Worldwide situation news published by the European Union agency- European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) says that as on 27 April 2020, the death toll in the EU countries and the UK combined is 1,21,476.
Hence, the above statistical information confirms that Europe has recorded the highest death toll due to the novel coronavirus across the globe.
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