Infection cases in the world exceed 131 million. USA follows ‘ahead’

Infection cases in the world exceed 131 million. USA follows ‘ahead’
Infection cases in the world exceed 131 million. USA follows ‘ahead’
Nthe total, and since the new coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) was identified in China in December 2019, at least 131,213,930 cases of infection have been officially diagnosed worldwide.

Since the beginning of the health crisis, the covid-19 disease has already caused at least 2,853,908 fatalities worldwide, according to the same report from the French agency.

In the last 24 hours, there were an additional 6,657 deaths and 519,076 new cases of the covid-19 disease worldwide.

The vast majority of patients recover from the disease caused by SARS-CoV-2, but a part of these people (a group that still needs further investigation) still report feeling some associated symptoms for weeks or even months, according to AFP.

The French news agency clarifies that these figures are based on the balance sheets provided daily by the health authorities of each country and exclude the revisions carried out later by statistical agencies, as is the case in Russia, Spain and the United Kingdom.

The countries that recorded the most deaths in the last 24 hours were, and according to their national balance sheets, the Brazil with 1,240 deaths, India (478) and Russia (343).

You The United States continues to be the country most affected globally, both in terms of number of deaths and cases, with a total of 555,001 deaths among 30,706,128 registered cases, according to the count of the American university Johns Hopkins.

After the United States, the list of countries most affected in global terms remains unchanged: Brazil with 331,433 deaths and 12,984,956 cases, Mexico with 204,147 deaths (2,250,458 cases), India with 165,101 deaths (12,589,067 cases) and the United Kingdom with 126,836 dead (4,359,388 cases).

Still among the most affected countries, and according to AFP analysis, the Czech Republic is currently the one with the most deaths in relation to its population, with 253 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants, followed by four other countries also European and which exceed or around the two hundred deadline hovers: Hungary (225), Montenegro (207), Bosnia (206) and Belgium (200).

By regions of the world, Europe still totaled today at 10:00 TMG (11:00 in Lisbon) 971,276 deaths in 44,806,515 confirmed cases of infection, Latin America and the Caribbean 797,518 deaths (25,275,870 cases), the United States United States and Canada 578,060 deaths (31,708,934 cases), Asia 276,480 deaths (18,441,664 cases), the Middle East 115,712 deaths (6,667,933 cases), Africa 113,864 deaths (4,274,378 cases) and Oceania 998 deaths (38,636 cases).

Since the start of the pandemic, the number of diagnostic tests performed has increased significantly and screening and screening techniques have improved, leading to an increase in reported and reported infections.

However, according to AFP, the number of diagnosed cases reflects only a fraction of the actual total number of infections, with a significant proportion of less severe or asymptomatic cases not being cited.

This assessment was carried out based on data collected by AFP delegations from the competent national authorities and information from the World Health Organization (WHO).

Due to corrections made by the authorities or late notifications, the increase in daily numbers may not correspond exactly to the data published the previous day, according to AFP.

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