WASHINGTON DC – The number of deaths due to the coronavirus has now surpassed the 3 million mark, according to John Hopkins University which has been tracking the virus since the pandemic began.
The United States leads the world in deaths with more than 565,000 deaths.
Brazil is second with more than 370,000 deaths. Mexico is third with more than 210,000 deaths.
India and the United Kingdom round out the top 5.
The world surpassed one million deaths on September 28, 2020.
On january 15, 2021, the world surpassed 2 million deaths.
It took just three months to surpass 3 million deaths this weekend.