USA :Coronavirus: more than 680,000 dead worldwide

The Covid-19 pandemic is not yet over. Since the emergence of Sars-Cov-2 in China at the end of 2019, more than 680,000 people have died from the virus.

The United States remains the country most affected by the pandemic

According to a report drawn up by the France-Presse agency from official sources, on Saturday at 11:00 GMT, the new coronavirus has killed at least 680,014 across the globe since its appearance in China in December 2019. The United States is the country most affected by this pandemic, both in number of deaths and cases. Johns Hopkins University has reported at least 153,314 deaths for 4,562,170 cases diagnosed. After America come Brazil (92,475 deaths for 2,662,485 cases), Mexico (46,688 deaths for 424,637 cases), the United Kingdom (46,119 deaths for 303,181 cases) and India with 36,511 deaths (1,695,988 cases).

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More deaths in Europe

Official data collected from the competent national authorities and information from the World Health Organization (WHO) show a total of 210,200 deaths for 3,177,936 cases of Covid-19 in Europe, Saturday. Latin America and the Caribbean had 197,544 deaths for 4,828,413 cases, the United States and Canada 162,278 deaths for 4,678,286 cases, Asia 62,779 deaths (2,848,811 cases), the Middle East 27,321 deaths (1,156,750 cases), Africa 19,660 deaths (929,326 cases) and Oceania 232 deaths (18,995 cases).

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A total of 17,638,510 cases of infections and 10,156,500 recoveries recorded worldwide

Since the beginning of the pandemic, more than 17,638,510 people contracted Covid-19 in 196 countries and territories. However, this number of recorded cases only reflects a fraction of the actual number of infections. Indeed, some countries prioritize testing for tracing, while others only test severe cases. It should also be remembered that poor countries are limited when it comes to screening. At least 10,156,500 patients with coronavirus are also now considered cured.

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