The coronavirus pandemic adds more than 12,500 deaths and 668,000 new cases of coronavirus

It is close to 69 million infections with the United States, registering more than 221,000 positives and more than 3,000 deaths in the last day


The new coronavirus pandemic has registered more than 668,000 new cases and more than 12,500 deaths in the last 24 hours, bringing the total to over 68.9 million infected people around the world, according to the balance published this Thursday by the Johns Hopkins University.

With the new data, the global count already stands at 68,921,974 infected people and 1,569,880 fatalities, while the patients who have recovered rise to 44.4 million, with India in the lead with more than 9, 25 million people cured.

The United States has registered in recent weeks the worst case data of the entire pandemic and adds more than 221,000 positives and 3,124 deaths in the last daily balance, which exceeds 15.3 million infected people, also leading the classification by number of deaths, with 289,431 fatalities.

India, the second worst hit country in the world, continues with the downward trend in the rate of infections. So far it has more than 9.76 million cases and accumulates 141,772 deaths.

Brazil remains in third position in this classification, which is configured based on data from 191 countries and territories with coronavirus cases. The South American giant has registered more than 6.72 million cases and 178,995 deaths.

In the case of Russia, it accounts for 2.51 million positives and 44,220 deaths, while France, located in fifth position, has so far registered 2.37 million infections and 56,752 deaths.

In sixth place, the United Kingdom leads Italy with 1.77 million confirmed cases and 62,663 fatalities, ahead of Italy, which has confirmed 1.77 million positives and 61,739 deaths.

As the eighth country most affected by the pandemic is Spain, with 1.7 million infections and 47,019 deaths, in the absence of the Ministry of Health updating the balance this Thursday.

Next is Argentina, the second country with the most cases in Latin America and which already adds 1.47 million positives and 40,222 deaths, while the ‘top 10’ is completed by Colombia, which accumulates 1.39 million cases and 38,308 victims mortals.


Germany is also over one million cases, with 1.25 million positives and 20,460 fatalities; Mexico, which has 1.2 million positives and 111,655 deaths; Poland, which registers 1.08 million infections and 21,160 deaths, and Iran, which accumulates 1.07 million positives with 51,212 deaths.

Still below one million, Peru has 976,621 people with coronavirus and 36,401 deaths, ahead of the 925,342 infected and the 15,531 deaths recorded in Turkey. Ukraine adds 881,362 infections and 14,968 deaths, ahead of South Africa, the country most affected in Africa by the pandemic, with 828,598 infected and 22,574 deaths.

Above the half a million positives are Belgium (597,643), Indonesia (592,900), the Netherlands (586,643), Iraq (569,873), Chile (564,778), the Czech Republic (563,333) and Romania (532,040).

With more than 400,000 positives are Bangladesh (484,104), the Philippines (444,164), Canada (439,142) and Pakistan (429,280). Already in the arc of the 300,000 infections are Morocco (388,104), Switzerland (363,654), Saudi Arabia (359,254), Israel (351,004), Portugal (332,073), Austria (311,002) and Sweden (304,793).

In the range of 200,000 to 300,000 infections are Hungary (259,588), Jordan (250,219), Nepal (244,433) and Serbia (241,831).

Above 100,000 positives are Ecuador, Panama, Kazakhstan, United Arab Emirates, Georgia, Bulgaria, Japan, Croatia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Bolivia, Kuwait, Armenia, Lebanon, Qatar, Guatemala, Oman, Slovakia, Moldova, Greece, Egypt, Ethiopia, Honduras, Tunisia, Venezuela, Burma, and the Palestinian Territories.

China, the country where the pandemic originated, has 93,838 infected and 4,748 fatalities.

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