Since the onset of the disease at the WHO’s office in China in late December 2019, the novel coronavirus pandemic has killed at least 2,341,496 worldwide, according to official sources quoting AFP Wednesday 11:00 GMT.
More than 106,844,430 cases of infection have been officially diagnosed since the onset of the epidemic, of which at least 65,255,700 are now considered cured. The figures are based on daily reports of health officials in each country and exclude ex post modifications by statistical agencies such as Russia, Spain and the United Kingdom.
Worldwide, 14,659 new deaths and 418,905 new cases were registered on Tuesday.
The countries that have recorded the most new deaths in their latest reports are 3,087 new deaths in the United States, Mexico (1,701) and Brazil (1,350).
The United States is the most affected country in both deaths and cases, with 468,203 deaths in 27,192,822 cases, according to Johns Hopkins University count.
After the United States, the countries most affected are 233,520 deaths and 9,599,565 cases, Mexico with 168 16832 deaths (1,946,751 cases), India (10,858,371 cases) with 155,252 deaths, and the United Kingdom from Brazil with 113,850 deaths (3,972,148 cases). Are affected.
Among the most hit countries, Belgium is the one with the highest number of deaths in relation to its population, with 185 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants, followed by Slovenia (176), United Kingdom (168), Czech Republic (165) and Italy. (152).
There were 34,892,661 cases in Europe at 11:00 GMT on Wednesday, 624,952 deaths (19,717,961 cases) in Latin America and the Caribbean, 489,091 deaths (28,002,912 cases) in the United States and Canada, 245,802 deaths in Asia (15,540,086 cases), a total of 784,679 deaths. . 99,797 deaths (4,966,328 cases), Africa 96,230 deaths (3,692,676 cases), and Oceania 945 deaths (31,810 cases).
The number of tests conducted since the onset of the epidemic has steadily increased and screening and tracing techniques have improved, leading to an increase in declared contaminants. The number of cases diagnosed, however, reflects only a fraction of the actual total fraction of contamination, with a large proportion of cases less severe or asymptomatic, which is still not low.
The assessment was done using data collected by AFP offices from information from competent national authorities and the World Health Organization (WHO).
The figures for the 24-hour increase may not correspond to those published a day earlier, due to improvements made by the authorities or late publication of the figures.