The number of new Covid-19 related deaths dropped below 300 in Spain, Italy and France yesterday.
The UK – which previously only counted deaths in hospital in its figures, but is now including care homes and other settings – saw 676.
The US saw more than 2,000 new deaths for the third day in a row.
Globally there have been 233,388 deaths, with 39,711 of those in the last week.
That compares with 42,892 deaths the week before.