Covid-19 has already caused nearly 2.7 million deaths and 122 million positives worldwide


The coronavirus pandemic has accumulated almost 2.7 million deaths worldwide, after adding more than 10,500 additional fatalities in the last 24 hours, according to the count updated by Johns Hopkins University.

The United States remains the country with the highest number of deaths, with nearly 540,000, as well as the highest number of COVID-19 cases, with more than 29.6 million. Worldwide, more than 121.8 million positives have been recorded, 588,000 of them in the last day.

When the coronavirus turns into a multiorgan disease, it is not only due to an excessive reaction of the immune system that attacks its own tissues, but it is also due to the direct damage that the covid causes in vital organs.

Brazil, with more than 11.7 million cases and 287,000 deaths, is the second country in the world most affected by the pandemic in gross terms, followed by India, with 11.5 million positives and more than 159,000 deaths. Both countries are on an upward trend.

Russia, the United Kingdom and France are above four million cases, while Italy and Spain are between three and four million, with Turkey close to surpassing this barrier. In the range between two and three million are also Germany, Colombia, Argentina and Mexico, which has more than 196,000 COVID-19 deaths.

Poland, Iran, Ukraine, South Africa, the Czech Republic, Indonesia, Peru and the Netherlands are between one and two million, while Canada, Chile, Romania, Israel, Belgium, Portugal, Iraq, Sweden, the Philippines, Pakistan, Switzerland, Bangladesh, Hungary, Serbia, Jordan and Austria exceed half a million.

Likewise, Morocco, Japan, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Lebanon have confirmed between 400,000 and 500,000 cases, while Saudi Arabia, Panama, Slovakia, Malaysia, Ecuador and Belarus have detected between 300,000 and 400,000 cases.

In the range between 200,000 and 300,000 cases are Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, Georgia, Nepal, Bolivia, Croatia, Dominican Republic, Tunisia, Azerbaijan, Greece, Ireland, Denmark, Occupied Palestinian Territories, Kuwait, Moldova, Costa Rica, Lithuania and Slovenia.

Finally, in the group between 100,000 and 200,000 infections are Egypt, Paraguay, Guatemala, Armenia, Ethiopia, Honduras, Qatar, Nigeria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Libya, Oman, Venezuela, Burma, Bahrain, Albania, Kenya, North Macedonia, Algeria and China.

China, the country where the pandemic originated, has 101,481 infected people and 4,839 fatalities, according to the university’s report.


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