Worldwide coronavirus death toll hits 20 000 - report

The coronavirus pandemic has killed more than 20,000 people worldwide, most of them in Europe, according to an AFP tally on Wednesday. 

A total of 20 334 deaths were reported, of which 13 581 were in Europe. With 7 503 deaths, Italy is the most affected country ahead of Spain with 3 434 and China with 3 281, the country where the initial outbreak occurred.