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Easter again celebrated globally among COVID-19 restrictions

Easter again celebrated globally among COVID-19 restrictions

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April 4 (UPI) -- Christians worldwide celebrated Easter Sunday for the second year amid coronavirus restrictions, including lockdowns in some nations, as the death toll mounted despite widespread rollout of life-saving vaccines. COVID-19's deaths and cases have grown exponentially. Last Easter there were 122,600 fatalities and 1,969,718 infections in tracking by Worldometers.info. So far Sunday, the totals are 2,863,566 deaths and 131,817,713 cases. Meanwhile, nearly 653 million doses have been administered with most types requiring two shots among a population of 7.9 billion. Advertisement About 20% of the deaths have occurred in the United States for a total of 554,985, according to Johns Hopkins tracking. And cases are 30,702,245. Though the pandemic is somewhat stabilizing in the Unit...