The coronavirus pandemic exceeds 136 million cases in the world


The coronavirus pandemic has left more than half a million cases in the world during the last day, which exceeds the threshold of 136 million infections, according to data published this Monday by Johns Hopkins University.

The agency has detailed that during the last 24 hours, 521,465 infections and 7,659 deaths have been confirmed, which places the totals at 136,046,262 and 2,936,364, respectively, with 77,419,352 people recovered to date from COVID-19.

The United States continues as the most affected country in total figures, with about 31.2 million cases and more than 562,000 deaths. Behind are India, with more than 13.5 million cases and more than 170,000 deaths, and Brazil, with about 13.5 million infections and more than 353,000 deaths.

For its part, Mexico is the third country in number of deaths, with more than 209,000 deaths, although it is in fourteenth place in the number of infections globally.

France is the only country that currently has between five and six million cases, while Russia and the United Kingdom are over four million cases. Likewise, Turkey, Italy, Spain and Germany have confirmed between three and four million.

In the range between two and three million are Poland, Colombia, Argentina, Mexico and Iran and between one million and two million infections include Ukraine, Peru, the Czech Republic, Indonesia, South Africa, the Netherlands, Chile, Canada and Romania .

For their part, Belgium, Iraq, the Philippines, Sweden, Israel, Portugal, Pakistan, Hungary, Bangladesh, Jordan, Serbia, Switzerland, Austria, Japan and Morocco are between half a million and a million cases.

Lebanon and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have confirmed between 400,000 and 500,000 infections, while Saudi Arabia, Bulgaria, Slovakia, Malaysia, Panama, Ecuador, Belarus and Kazakhstan have detected between 300,000 and 400,000 cases.

On the other hand, in the range between 200,000 and 300,000 cases are Greece, Croatia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Bolivia, Nepal, Tunisia, Occupied Palestinian Territories, Dominican Republic, Kuwait, Moldova, Ireland, Denmark, Paraguay, Ethiopia, Slovenia, Lithuania, Costa Rica, Egypt, Guatemala and Armenia.

Finally, in the group between 100,000 and 200,000 infections are Honduras, Qatar, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Venezuela, Oman, Libya, Nigeria, Bahrain, Kenya, Uruguay, Burma, North Macedonia, Albania, Algeria, Estonia, Korea of the South, Latvia, Norway and China.

China, the country where the pandemic originated, has 102,056 infected and 4,843 fatalities, as the university’s balance sheet concludes.

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