How news reached the world in 25 million coronavirus cases


According to data compiled by US-based Johns Hopkins University, global coronovirus cases increased by 25 million on Sunday, with India setting the record for the highest single-day increase in cases.

University ongoing data showed that globally confirmed COVID-19 infections were 25,009,739 and the number of recoveries reached 16,411,400.

According to data from the World Health Organization, the official number of global coronavirus cases has now been recorded at least five times the number of serious influenza diseases. Many health officials have warned that the actual number is much higher than the official number, as the test is not able to capture the full picture.

Around 843,000 people have died from the virus worldwide, and as no vaccine or effective treatment is available yet, governments have resorted to physical disturbances and lockdowns to prevent its spread.

In India, its Ministry of Health announced on Sunday that at least 78,761 new infections were reported in 24 hours, setting a new daily record worldwide.

India grew to house 1.3 billion people, as the government eased locking restrictions in its two-day weekend to ease pressure on the economy.

Nations such as New Zealand and South Korea, which had previously brought their own outbreaks under control, are now battling new groups of infections.

At the other end of the world, Latin America – the worst-affected region – was still struggling with its first wave, with COVID-19 deaths in Brazil surpassing 120,000, second only to the United States. .

The US remains the country most affected by the epidemic, with more than 5.96 million cases and 182,779 deaths.

China has so far registered 89,863 cases and has a death toll of 4,721.

Overall, the virus has spread to 188 countries and territories.

Source:
Al Jazeera and news agencies
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