COVID-19-related deaths worldwide have passed the four-million mark.
This grim milestone comes as many countries struggle to procure enough vaccines and the Delta variant becomes the dominant strain.
The five countries with the highest death tolls are the United States, Brazil, India, Russia, and Mexico.
Together they have accounted for about half of all COVID-19 deaths.
India and Brazil are reporting the most deaths each day, on a seven-day average.
Many health experts, including the World Health Organization, believe the actual death toll to be much higher than recorded.
In other news – The Boss who allegedly s.e.xually harassed Pearl Modiadie revealed – South Africans furious
Media personality Pearl Modiadie has left the socials shook after she opened up about experiencing s.e.xual harassment at her previous workplace.
Modiadie, who at first was afraid to go public about being a victim of s.e.xual harassment at her former job, has detailed the numerous disturbing experiences she endured under her male manager while working at a national broadcasting station. Now Mzansi has managed to put one and one together and Pearl’s alleged abuser has been named as Tony Soglo. Learn More