The pandemic of the new coronavirus already accumulates more than 51.5 million cases worldwide and has added in the last 24 hours more than 538,000 positive cases, driven by the growth of the United States, which again adds more than 100,000 new cases in the last day, according to the balance published this Wednesday by Johns Hopkins University.
Specifically, worldwide have been recorded in the last day 538,072 new positive, while the global figure of deaths is 1,272,911. More than 33.5 million people have managed to overcome the disease worldwide.
In recent days, the United States has recorded the worst case data of the entire pandemic and sets a new daily record in this balance, with 136,325 infections in 24 hours, which amounts to 10.25 million in global terms. Fatalities from COVID-19 have risen to 239,683 on U.S. soil.
India, however, has managed to reduce the rate of infection in recent weeks, although it already exceeds 8.63 million cases and accumulates more than 127,571 deaths. The Asian country is the one that has registered more recoveries to date, more than 8 million.
Brazil, on the other hand, remains in third place on this list, which is based on data from 190 countries and territories. The South American giant has registered more than 5.69 million cases and 162,802 deaths.
In recent days, France has become the epicenter of the second wave in Europe and already includes in its balance sheet more than 1.85 million positive, which has led it to overtake Russia, which has accumulated more than 1.82 million cases of COVID-19. France has recorded 41,062 deaths, some 10,000 more than Russia, which has recorded 31,326.
Spain is next, with more than 1.38 million cases and 39,345 deaths. Argentina is the second country with the most cases in Latin America, with 1.26 million infected, and has accumulated 34,183 deaths from the disease.
The United Kingdom is also above the one million positive cases, with 1.23 million infected and 49,861 deaths; and Colombia, with 1.15 million infections and 33,128 deaths.
Italy, on the other hand, is ahead of Mexico and is close to a million infections, with 995,463 people infected and 42,330 dead, compared to 978,531 infected and 95,482 dead on Mexican soil. Peru has 925,431 people infected and 34,992 dead.
South Africa, the country most affected by the pandemic in Africa, has recorded 740,254 cases and 19,951 deaths, while Germany and Iran have recorded 715,693 and 703,288 infections, respectively, although in the case of Germany the number of deaths is 11,781 and in the case of Iran it is 39,202.