Covid-19: Pandemic has killed at least 5,130,627 people worldwide


More than 255,488,020 people were infected by SARS-CoV-2 worldwide, according to the balance made up to 11:00 today, based on official sources.

On Thursday, there were 8,265 deaths and 585,392 infections, according to figures collected and released by the AFP.

The countries that registered the most deaths on that day were the United States (1,279), Russia (1,254) and Ukraine (725).

The United States remains the most affected country, both in terms of deaths and infections, with a total of 768,697 deaths and 47,531,381 cases, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.

After the United States, the most affected countries are Brazil with 612,144 deaths and 21,989,962 cases, India with 465,082 deaths (34,489,623 cases), Mexico with 291,929 deaths (3,854,994 cases) and Russia with 261,589 deaths (9,257,068 cases).

Among the hardest hit countries, Peru has the highest number of deaths in relation to its population, with 609 deaths per 100,000 population, followed by Bulgaria (386), Bosnia (371), Montenegro (355), Northern Macedonia (355), Hungary (338) and the Czech Republic (297).

In terms of world regions, Latin America and the Caribbean totaled 1,533,286 deaths for 46,389,734 cases, Europe 1,474,959 deaths (80,087,911 cases), Asia 887,407 deaths (56,679,169 cases), United States and Canada 798,136 deaths (49,289,678 cases), Africa 221,248 deaths (8,575,597 cases), Middle East 212,465 deaths (14,176,627 cases) and Oceania 3,126 deaths (289,305 cases).

The balance was based on data obtained by the AFP from national authorities and information from the World Health Organization (WHO).

Due to corrections made by authorities and late notifications, the increase in daily numbers may not exactly match the difference with the advanced data the day before.


Source: Futebol 365 – Notícias by www.futebol365.pt.

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