First it was China. Then Italy, then the United States and Russia. After that it was the U.S., Brazil and India. As the hot spots of the coronavirus epidemic move and grow, the death toll rises.
More than 2 million people have died of the Covid-19 disease worldwide, a number that has increased from 10,000 on March 20, from 50,000 on April 3, 100,000 on April 11, 200,000 on April 25, 300,000 on May 15, 400,000 on June 7, 500,000 on June 28, 600,000 on July 18, 700,000 Aug. 5, 800,000 Aug. 22, 900,000 Sept. 10, 1 million Sept. 28, 1.5 million Dec. 4 and 2 million Jan. 16, 2021.
Deaths per day, globally
The worldwide death toll has slowly climbed upward since late June / early July.
Map of Covid-19 deaths in each country
Track the latest numbers on how many people have died in each country with this map. The map will be updated daily before 11 a.m. Eastern time.
Here is a table with per-country reported death counts. See per-country confirmed coronavirus case counts here. More than 200 countries and territories have had confirmed cases, and more than 150 countries and territories have had people die of Covid-19.
See NBC News’ coverage of the coronavirus, its Covid-19 data dashboard, a chart of per-state Covid-19 case trends, or see a map of U.S. coronavirus cases, cases per day, and a map of coronavirus cases around the world.