According to a report established by AFP, the coronovirus epidemic has killed at least 2,058,226 people worldwide since the WHO office in China reported the onset of the disease in late December 2019. Wednesday at 11:00 GMT from official sources.
More than 96,144,670 cases of infection have been officially diagnosed since the onset of the epidemic.
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, 16,132 new deaths and 635,378 new cases were reported on Tuesday.
The countries that have recorded the most new deaths in their latest reports are 2,482 new deaths in the United States, the United Kingdom (1,610) and Mexico (1,584).
The United States is the most affected country in both deaths and cases, with 401,777 deaths in 24,254,284 cases, according to Johns Hopkins University calculations.
After the United States, the countries most affected are 211,491 deaths and 8,573,864 cases, India with 152,718 deaths (10,595,660 cases), Mexico with 142,832 deaths (1,668,394 cases), and the United Kingdom with 91,470 dead (3,466,849 cases).
Among the hardest hit countries and regions, Belgium is the one with the highest number of deaths in terms of its population, with 177 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants, followed by Slovenia (155), Gibraltar (140), Republic of Czech (138). , Italy (138).
In Europe, there were 673,461 deaths in 31,075,580 cases on Wednesday, 11,0 GMT, Latin America and the Caribbean 556,362 deaths (17,570,526 cases), the United States and Canada 420,008 deaths (24,972,772 cases), Asia 232,321 deaths (14,727,049 cases), Middle East 94,297 Deaths (4,457,288 cases), Africa 80,832 deaths (3,309,904 cases), and Oceania 945 deaths (31,560 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.
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