Whilst Brazil’s death toll from Covid-19 is still climbing rapidly, it has started to rise again in the U.S. How do they compare to European countries?


First published in July 2020.


The death toll from the coronavirus has eased in Europe, but is climbing fast in Brazil. As cases have started growing again in the United States, so have daily death counts.

Hard-hit countries in Europe like France, Italy and Spain have been experiencing far lower daily death counts than at the height of the pandemic. According to figures available on Worldometers and turned into 7-day rolling averages, the UK still had the highest number of average daily deaths in the region.

Germany has experienced significantly lower rates of death throughout the COVID-19 outbreak, as seen in the chart.

Daily number of COVID-19 deaths recorded in selected countries in 2020. / Statista





[This piece was first published in Statista and written by Katharina Buchholz, Data Journalist at Statista.]

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