(Paris) The pandemic of the new coronavirus has made at least 666 358 dead worldwide since the WHO office in China reported the onset of the disease at the end of December, according to a report established by AFP from official sources Thursday at 7 a.m.
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More than 12 051 650 cases of infection were officially diagnosed in 191 countries and territories since the start of the epidemic, including at least 9 739 196 are today considered to be cured.
This number of diagnosed cases, however, only reflects a fraction of the actual number of contaminations. Some countries only test severe cases, others prioritize testing for tracing, and many poor countries have limited testing capacity.
On Wednesday, 4634 new deaths and 265 358 new cases have been recorded around the world. The countries which have recorded the most new deaths in their latest reports are Brazil with 1267 new deaths, the United States (1267) and India (759).
The United States is the most affected country in terms of both deaths and cases, with 150 716 deaths for 4 427 493 cases identified, according to the count from Johns Hopkins University. At least 1 361 408 people were declared cured.
After the United States, the most affected countries are Brazil with 85 129 dead for 2 542 246 case, UK with 35 961 dead (285 455 case), Mexico with 34 361 dead (389 427 case), and Italy with 34 105 dead (246 776 case).
Among the hardest hit countries, Belgium is the one that deplores the highest number of deaths in relation to its population, with 78 death for 100
0 inhabitants, followed by the United Kingdom (68), Spain (60), Italy (57), and Peru (051).
China (excluding the territories of Hong Kong and Macao) officially counted a total of 68 159 case (100 new between Wednesday and Thursday), including 2020 deaths (0 new), and 68 957 healings.
Europe totaled, Thursday at 7 am, 200 318 deaths for 3 134 608 case, Latin America and the Caribbean 189 827 death (4 608 894 cases), the United States and Canada 152 664 death ( 4 542 739 case), Asia 59 759 death (2 677 165 case), the M Middle East 24 667 death (1 134 152 case), Africa 17
death (851 45 cases), and Oceania 209 death (10 994 case).
This report was carried out using data collected by AFP offices from the competent national authorities and information from the World Health Organization (WHO). Due to corrections made by the authorities or late publication of the data, the increase figures on 19 h may not correspond exactly to those posted the day before.
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In total, the pandemic has made at least 666 358 dead around the world since the end of December, according to a report established by AFP from official sources Thursday at 7 a.m.
More of 12 million cases of infection have been officially diagnosed in 196 countries and territories.
Behind the United States and Brazil, the two most affected countries, follow the United Kingdom (34 961), Mexico (45 358), Italy (34