The new coronavirus pandemic has caused at least 1,093,624 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 Thursday at 1100 GMT based on to official sources.
Since the beginning of the epidemic, more than 38,571,770 people have contracted the disease. Of these, at least 26,662,700 were recovered, according to authorities.
On Wednesday, 5,948 new deaths and 365,249 infections were registered in the world. The countries that registered the most deaths according to the latest official balances are United States with 794, Brazil (749) and India (680).
The number of deaths in the United States amounts to 216,904 with 7,917,189 infections. The authorities consider that 3,155,794 people were healed.
After the United States, the countries with the most fatalities are Brazil with 151,747 deaths and 5,140,863 cases, India with 111,266 deaths (7,307,097 cases), Mexico with 84,898 deaths (829,396 cases) and the United Kingdom with 43,155 deaths (654,644 cases ).
Among the hardest hit countries, Peru has the highest mortality rate, with 102 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants, followed by Belgium (89), Bolivia (72) and Spain (71).
China, without taking into account the territories of Hong Kong and Macao, registered a total of 85,622 infected people, of which 4,634 died and 80,748 were fully healed.
On Thursday at 11:00 GMT and since the beginning of the epidemic, Latin America and the Caribbean added 373,930 deaths (10,258,546 infections), Europe 245,948 (6,882,373), the United States and Canada 226,566 (8,106,148), Asia 155,781 (9,436,577), Middle East 51,566 (2,249,650), Africa 38,832 (1,605,588) and Oceania 1,001 (32,890).
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 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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