The figure is the second highest to date, driven by the rebound in India
MADRID, 23 Apr. (EUROPA PRESS) –
The coronavirus pandemic has left about 900,000 in the world during the last day, the second highest figure recorded to date, with about a third of them notified by India, according to data collected by Johns Hopkins University.
The agency has indicated that during the last 24 hours, 898,987 infections and 13,689 deaths have been confirmed, which places the totals at 144,761,922 and 3,072,522, respectively, while 83,171,409 people have recovered to date from COVID -19.
In this way, the number of cases collected by the university on its website is the second highest to date, only behind the almost 1.5 million infections on December 10, 2020, a figure that was then more than double that confirmed the day before and the next.
The United States remains the most affected country in total figures, with more than 31.9 million cases and more than 570,000 deaths. Behind are India, now in record daily figures, with more than 16.2 million cases and about 187,000 deaths, and Brazil, with more than 14.1 million infections and more than 383,000 deaths.
India on Thursday became the first country to report more than 300,000 cases of coronavirus in one day, with about 310,000, a figure that has once again exceeded this Friday with more than 332,000 infections in one day.
For its part, Mexico is the third country in number of deaths, with more than 214,000 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, Turkey and the United Kingdom are over four million cases. Likewise, Italy, Spain and Germany have confirmed between three and four million.
In the range between two and three million are Argentina, Poland, Colombia, Iran, Mexico and Ukraine, and between one million and two million infections are Peru, Indonesia, the Czech Republic, South Africa, the Netherlands, Canada, Chile, Romania and Iraq.
For their part, the Philippines, Belgium, Sweden, Israel, Portugal, Pakistan, Hungary, Bangladesh, Jordan, Serbia, Switzerland, Austria, Japan, Lebanon, Morocco and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are between half a million and a million cases .
Saudi Arabia has confirmed between 400,000 and 500,000 infections, while Bulgaria, Malaysia, Slovakia, Ecuador, Panama, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Greece, Croatia, Azerbaijan and Georgia have detected between 300,000 and 400,000 cases.
On the other hand, in the range between 200,000 and 300,000 cases are Bolivia, Tunisia, Nepal, Occupied Palestinian Territories, Dominican Republic, Kuwait, Paraguay, Moldova, Ethiopia, Denmark, Ireland, Lithuania, Costa Rica, Slovenia, Egypt, Guatemala , Armenia and Honduras, as an incorporation of the last hours.
Finally, in the group between 100,000 and 200,000 infections are Qatar, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Venezuela, Oman, Uruguay, Libya, Bahrain, Nigeria, Kenya, North Macedonia, Burma, Albania, Algeria, Estonia, South Korea , Latvia, Norway, Kosovo and China.
China, the country where the pandemic originated, has 102,333 infected and 4,845 fatalities, as the university’s balance sheet concludes.