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Europe's coronavirus death toll tops 5,000: AFP tally

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AFP  |  Paris 

The coronavirus pandemic has killed more than 5,000 people in Europe, according to an AFP tally on Friday based on official sources.

In total, there were 5,168 deaths across the continent, mostly in Italy which is now the hardest hit country in the world with 3,405 fatalities.

Europe registered 1,034 cases in the past 24 hours, for a total of 110,568 infections, according to the tally compiled at 1100 GMT.

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First Published: Fri, March 20 2020. 18:38 IST