The new coronavirus pandemic has caused at least 1,074,055 deaths in the world since the WHO office in China reported the appearance of the disease in December, according to a balance established by AFP this Sunday at 1100 GMT based on to official sources.
Since the beginning of the epidemic, more than 37,297,350 people have contracted the disease. Of these, at least 25,763,900 were recovered, according to authorities.
On Saturday, 4,871 new deaths and 343,734 infections were registered in the world. The countries that registered the most deaths according to the latest official balances are India with 918, the United States (735) and Brazil (559).
The number of deaths in the United States amounts to 214,379 with 7,719,254 infections. The authorities consider that 3,062,983 people were healed.
After the United States, the countries with the most fatalities are Brazil with 150,198 deaths and 5,082,637 cases, India with 108,334 deaths (7,053,806 cases), Mexico with 83,642 deaths (814,328 cases) and the United Kingdom with 42,760 deaths (590,844 cases ).
Among the hardest hit countries, Peru has the highest mortality rate, with 101 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants, followed by Belgium (88), Bolivia (71) and Brazil (71).
China, without taking into account the territories of Hong Kong and Macao, registered a total of 85,557 infected people, of which 4,634 died and 80,705 were fully healed.
On Sunday at 11:00 GMT and since the beginning of the epidemic, Latin America and the Caribbean added 368,186 deaths (10,068,397 infections), Europe 241,340 (6,419,002), the United States and Canada 223,985 (7,899,280), Asia 151,834 (9,123,494), Middle East 49,830 (2,183,281), Africa 37,886 (1,571,469) and Oceania 994 (32,435).
This balance was made using data from national authorities collected by AFP offices and with information from the World Health Organization (WHO).
Due to corrections by the authorities or the late publication of the data, the increase in the figures published in the last 24 hours may not correspond exactly to those of the previous day.
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