In Italy, one hundred doctors have died after contracting coronavirus since the pandemic reached the country in February.
Italy’s health association’s report says, the toll includes retired doctors whom the government had called in to help fight a virus that has officially claimed a world-topping more than 17,000 lives in the country.
The report estimates that 30 nurses and nursing assistants have also died of COVID-19 as nearly 10 percent of those infected with coronavirus in Italy work in healthcare.
The number of people infected from Coronavirus across the world has reached 1.6 million while over 95,000 other died so far.
According to John Hopkins University of the United States, the death toll in the United States has crossed 15,500 while number of infected people has jumped to 465,000.
In Spain, the death toll has risen to 15,400 whereas, over one hundred and fifty three thousand others have been infected with the virus.