Let us try to frame a sentence on the basis of data.
Read the facts below and try to think of various permutations and combinations for presenting this data in a sentence.
Data source: John Hopkins University
Total number of confirmed coronavirus cases = 4.202,805
Death toll = 290,455.
Structure 1 (Introducer + While construction): According to John Hopkins University, while the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases stands at 4,202,805, the global death toll has reached 290,455.
Note that both ‘the total number of’ and ‘death toll’ are singular.
Structure 2 (Introducer + And construction): According to John Hopkins University, the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases is 4,202,805 and the global death toll is 290,455.
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Sentence Structure Discussion 1 , Discussion 2 and Discussion 3.