What you need to know about the Covid-19 pandemic worldwide (April 6)

Global COVID-19 death toll surpasses 3 million, EU blocks 3.1 million AstraZeneca doses to Australia, Indian states seek widening of vaccinations, Spain’s COVID rate jumps, Hungary plans to start reopening in days.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Here’s what you need to know about the coronavirus right now:

Global Covid-19 death toll surpasses 3 million

According to a Reuters tally, coronavirus-related deaths worldwide crossed 3 million on Tuesday, as the latest global resurgence of infections is challenging vaccination efforts across the globe.

Worldwide Covid-19 deaths are rising once again, especially in Brazil and India. Health officials blame more infectious variants that were first detected in Britain and South Africa, along with public fatigue with lockdowns and other restrictions.

According to a Reuters tally, it took more than . . .

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