Coronavirus Toll At 1000 GMT Thursday
Sumaira FH 11 days ago Thu 08th April 2021 | 07:04 PM
The novel coronavirus has killed at least 2,890,054 people since the outbreak emerged in China in December 2019, according to a tally from official sources compiled by AFP at 1000 GMT on Thursday
Paris, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 8th Apr, 2021 ) :The novel coronavirus has killed at least 2,890,054 people since the outbreak emerged in China in December 2019, according to a tally from official sources compiled by AFP at 1000 GMT on Thursday.
At least 133,077,500 cases of coronavirus have been registered. The vast majority have recovered, though some have continued to experience symptoms weeks or even months later.
On Wednesday, 14,864 new deaths and 644,276 new cases were recorded worldwide.
After the US, the hardest-hit countries are Brazil with 340,776 deaths from 13,193,205 cases, Mexico with 205,598 deaths from 2,261,879 cases, India with 166,862 deaths from 12,928,574 cases, and the United Kingdom with 126,927 deaths from 4,367,291 cases.
The country with the highest number of deaths compared to its population is Czech Republic with 256 fatalities per 100,000 inhabitants, followed by Hungary with 232, Bosnia-Herzegovina 217, Montenegro 212 and Belgium 201.
Europe overall has 983,812 deaths from 45,422,017 cases, Latin America and the Caribbean 811,360 deaths from 25,670,953 infections, and the United States and Canada 582,285 deaths from 31,948,268 cases.
Since the start of the pandemic, the number of tests conducted has greatly increased while testing and reporting techniques have improved, leading to a rise in reported cases.
However the number of diagnosed cases is only a part of the real total number of infections as a significant number of less serious or asymptomatic cases always remain undetected.