The impact of Covid-19 on health and care workers: a closer look at deaths

The impact of Covid-19 on health and care workers: a closer look at deaths

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Based on the International Labour Organization’s estimated number of 135 million HCWs employed in human health and social activities and WHO’s surveillance data on all deaths reported to be due to Covid-19, mixed analytical approaches present a range between 80 000 to 180 000 deaths globally with a central population-based estimate of 115 500 deaths.