The coronavirus continues to spread worldwide. As of this Saturday, the cases already number more than five million and the deaths exceed 330,000. This is a minute-by-minute report of the progress of the disease worldwide this Saturday, May 23.
New York records 84 deaths in 24 hours. Andrew Cuomo, the governor of the US city most affected by Covid-19, reported this Saturday that 84 people died from the disease on Friday. The death toll fell to less than a hundred for the first time since the end of March, the official said.
We lost 84 New Yorkers to COVID-19 yesterday. By any normal standard this is a hideous number. But we are thankful this number has fallen below 100 for the first time since late March.
– Andrew Cuomo (@NYGovCuomo) May 23, 2020
China does not register new cases of coronavirus. Chinese health authorities reported on Saturday that no new cases of coronavirus were registered in the country last Friday, May 22, an achievement that is achieved for the first time since the pandemic began to spread around the world from Wuhan City, at the end of last year. The Asian giant’s National Health Commission only registered two suspected cases.
Dozens of people infected after a mass in Frankfurt, Germany. About forty people got the new coronavirus after attending a mass in early May in Frankfurt, Germany, several media reported on Saturday. Six of those people were hospitalized, according to the DPA news agency, which quotes local health authorities. This religious service was reportedly celebrated in a Protestant church on May 10, a few days after the reopening of places of worship in Germany, the local newspaper Frankfurter Rundschau notes. Thanks to a sharp slowdown in the epidemic, Germany eased the restrictions against the pandemic in early May. But fears of a second wave are still present in this country, relatively less affected than some of its European neighbors.
More than five million infected in the world, according to .. The new coronavirus has caused at least 338,128 deaths worldwide since it appeared in December, according to a report by the . news agency based on official sources. Since the beginning of the epidemic, more than 5,218,260 cases of contagion were recorded in 196 countries or territories. Authorities believe that so far at least 2,016,300 people have been cured of the disease.
Spanish far right marches in Madrid against the government. The president of the Spanish far-right Vox party, Santiago Abascal, accused the government of that country of having carried out “the worst management of the crisis on the entire planet” and warned again that he will bring him to justice, in a speech delivered during the march called by his party in Madrid against the management of the coronavirus pandemic. “They know that we will do it and they are afraid, that is why they try to intimidate us, that is why they buy media and that is why they send our beloved Police and our admired Civil Guard to identify the Spaniards who carry their flag,” Abascal said in his speech.
Russia reports 9,434 cases of Covid-19 in the past 24 hours. Russia reported 9,434 new infections with coronavirus this Saturday, bringing the national figure to 335,882 people. Meanwhile, the death toll rose to 3,388, after last day 139 people lost their lives as a result of the coronavirus.