The coronavirus pandemic marks a new maximum with more than 690,000 cases and adds more than 12,500 deaths



The United States confirms more than 217,000 positives in the last day and also beats its daily death record

MADRID, 4 Dic. (EUROPA PRESS) –

The new coronavirus pandemic has registered more than 690,000 new cases and 12,531 deaths in the last 24 hours, beating the daily record for infections, according to the balance published this Friday by Johns Hopkins University.

Worldwide, 690,389 new cases have been registered in the last day, bringing the total to 65,235,456 infections, while the global death toll stands at 1,506,601. More than 41.9 million people have managed to overcome COVID-19, the respiratory disease generated by the coronavirus.

The United States has registered in recent weeks the worst case data of the entire pandemic and computes in this balance more than 217,000 positives and 2,879 deaths, its new daily record of infections, with a total of 14.1 million infections. The fatalities from COVID-19 on US soil amount to 276,366.

India, on the other hand, continues with the downward trend of the infection rate in recent weeks, although it already exceeds 9.57 million cases and accumulates 139,188 deaths. The Asian country is the one that has registered the most recoveries to date, more than 9 million.

BRAZIL ACCUMULATES MORE THAN 175,000 DEATHS FROM COVID-19

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 6.48 million cases and 175,270 deaths.

After several days in which it has added more than 25,000 cases, Russia remains in the fourth global position, with a total of 2.35 million infections and 41,173 deaths. In France there are 2.3 million people infected and 54,231 fatalities.

The United Kingdom overtakes Spain and is ranked as the sixth country most affected by the pandemic, with 1.67 million infections and 60,210 deaths, after adding more than 14,900 positives in the last day.

In seventh position, Spain accumulates more than 1.67 million cases and 46,038 fatalities in the absence of the Ministry of Health updating the balance this Friday.

Italy is located next, with 1.66 million infections and 58,038 fatalities, ahead of Argentina, which is the second country with the most cases in Latin America, with 1.44 million infected and 39,305 deaths.

Colombia is also over a million cases, with 1.34 million positives and 37,305 fatalities; Mexico, which records 1.14 million positives and 108,173 deaths; Germany, which registers 1.13 million infections and 18,097 deaths; Poland, with 1.02 million infected and 18,828 fatalities, and Iran, which exceeds one million positives with 49,348 deaths.

Still below one million, Peru has 967,075 people with coronavirus and 36,076 deaths, ahead of the 808,503 infected and the 36,076 deaths registered in Ukraine. South Africa, the country most affected in Africa by the pandemic, counts 800,872 infected and 21,803 deaths.

For its part, Turkey accumulates 733,261 cases of COVID-19 with 14,316 deaths, while Belgium –584,857 positives and 17,033 deaths–, Iraq –557,767 infections and 12,361 deaths–, Indonesia –557,877 positives and 17,355 deaths– , Chile –555,406 cases and 15,519 deaths–, the Netherlands –546,982 infections and 9,645 deaths– and the Czech Republic –537,663 cases and 8,641 deaths– also figure above the half-million threshold.

With more than 400,000 positives are Romania, with 492,211 positives and 11,876 deaths; Bangladesh, with 471,439 infected and 6,748 fatalities; The Philippines, with 435,413 cases and 8,509 deaths; and Pakistan, with 410,072 positives and 8,260 deaths.

Already in the arc of 300,000 infections are Canada (399,770), Morocco (368,624), Saudi Arabia (358,102), Israel (341,042), Switzerland (340,115) and Portugal (307,618), while in the range of 200,000 to 300,000 infections are Austria (293,430), Sweden (272,643), Nepal (237,589), Hungary (231,844) and Jordan (231,237).

Above 100,000 positives are Serbia (199,158); Ecuador (195,884); Kazakhstan (177,386); United Arab Emirates (172,751); Panama (171,219); Japan (156,565); Bulgaria (155,193); Georgia (147,636); Dominican Republic (146,009); Bolivia (145,586); Kuwait (143,574); Costa Rica (142,505); Belarus (141,609); Qatar (139,477); Croatia (139,415); Armenia (138,508); Azerbaijan (133,733); Lebanon (132,817); Oman (124,329); Guatemala (124,053); Egypt (117,156); Moldova (112,307); Ethiopia (111,579); Greece (111,537); Slovakia (111,208); Honduras (109,760) and Venezuela (103,548).

China, the country where the pandemic originated, has 93,221 infected and 4,745 fatalities.


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