Global deaths due to COVID-19 surpassed 1 million Monday, with the U.S. accounting for more than any other country.
The total number of global coronavirus deaths has reached [insert death toll], according to tracking from Johns Hopkins University. The weekly average number of new deaths reported globally has declined from its peak in April but it is still alarmingly high. For the week ending April 16, roughly 7,100 new deaths were reported daily. In the final week of September, about 5,300 people died each day, according to New York Times data.
Israel and several Western European countries that have reported surges in new