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WHO: The total number of cases of COVID-19 infection in the world exceeded 200 million

06.08.2021 88 просмотров

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection worldwide has passed the 200 million mark, another sad nodal point in the fight against a global pandemic that has been going on for more than a year and a half.
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The total number of cases of COVID-19 infection in the world, as of 18:08 on the same day Central European Summer Time (CEST), reached 200,174,883, of which 4,255,892 were fatal, according to WHO data.

In particular, over the past day, 658,630 new cases of infection and 10,215 deaths from COVID-19 were recorded worldwide.

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More than 3.9 billion doses of coronavirus vaccine have been administered as of August 5, WHO said.

WHO data also show that the number of cases of COVID-19 in the Americas accounted for nearly 40% of the total worldwide, with 77,904,346 infections reported there. They are followed by Europe and Southeast Asia, with 60,771,066 and 38,834,151 cases respectively.

In the United States, which leads the world in the number of cases and deaths from COVID-19, this In the summer, there is a new surge in the incidence due to the spread of the more contagious "Delta" strain of coronavirus. According to Johns Hopkins University, more than 35 million Americans were infected with COVID-19, and more than 615,000 people died from it by the end of August 5.

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It is remarkable that the spread of the pandemic is gaining momentum. So, if the increase in the global indicator of people infected with coronavirus from one to 100 million people took more than one year, then it took only six months to reach the second 100 million indicator.

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