Global coronavirus death toll passes 300,000

Global coronavirus death toll has exceeded 300,000 on Thursday as infections neared 4.5 million, according to a Reuters tally.

The United States has more than a quarter of all fatalities, according to Reuters.

The United Kingdom and Italy made up another 10-11 percent each, while France and Spain accounted for 9 percent each, Reuters tally further showed.

According to Reuters, the number of deaths linked to coronavirus in just four months is now equal to around three-quarters of the number of people who are killed annually from malaria, one of the world’s most deadly infectious diseases.