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Britain overtakes Italy and becomes the second largest country with the most deaths behind the United States

May 5, 2020

The United Kingdom is the second country in the world with the highest number of deaths due to Covid-19, just behind the United States, this Tuesday, surpassing Italy, which remains the European country with the highest number of victims.

According to data released by Foreign Minister Dominic Raab this Tuesday, a total of 29,427 deaths were recorded in the country, which initially only included data on patients who died in hospitals, but which for days have also included those who died in Hospitals have died from nursing homes and other centers.

This number is slightly higher than the 29,315 deaths that Italy has registered since the pandemic began, but it is still far from the more than 69,000 deaths in the United States.

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