According to a report established by our colleagues from AFP from official sources on Sunday, August, the epidemic of the new coronavirus has killed at least 4,353,003 people worldwide since the onset of the disease in China at the end of December 2019 by the WHO office. Took life 15.
More than 206,744,860 cases of infection have been officially diagnosed since the start of the pandemic. Most patients recover, but the still poorly evaluated portion persists with symptoms for weeks or months.
The figures are based on daily reports sent out by health officials in each country. They exclude modifications made by some statistical organizations, which end up with very high numbers of deaths.
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The WHO estimates that the consequences of the pandemic could be two to three times higher than officially recorded, taking into account the additional mortality rates directly and indirectly linked to COVID-19. Despite the intensification of screening in many countries, a significant proportion of less severe or asymptomatic cases also remain undetected.
On Saturday, 8,727 new deaths and 555,164 new cases were registered worldwide. The countries that recorded the most new deaths in their latest reports are Indonesia with 1,270 new deaths, Brazil (926) and Russia (816).
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The United States is the most affected country in terms of both deaths and cases, with 621,253 deaths among 36,640,481 cases, according to the Johns Hopkins University count.
After the United States, the worst-affected countries have 568,788 deaths and 20,350,142 cases, India has 431,225 deaths (32,192,576 cases), Mexico has 248,167 deaths (3,091,971 cases), and Peru has 197,340 deaths (2,132,834 cases).
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Among the hardest-hit countries, Peru is the country with the highest number of deaths in relation to its population, with 599 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants, followed by Hungary (311), Bosnia (296), the Czech Republic (284) and Brazil (268). place comes. ) and North Macedonia (266).
Latin America and the Caribbean reported a total of 42,067,164 cases as of 10 am GMT at 1,405,788 deaths, Europe 1,221,156 deaths (60,597,570 cases), Asia 724,930 deaths (47,349,910 cases), the United States and Canada 647,951 deaths (38,090,332 cases), Africa There were 182,783 deaths (7,240,783 cases). cases), Middle East 168,803 deaths (11,300,283 cases), and Oceania 1,539 deaths (98,824 cases).
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