Almost 700,000 people died of coronavirus infection in the world – news on UNN


KIEV. August 4. UNN. As of Tuesday morning, the total number of deaths from infection caused by the new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 in the world is 691,642. In turn, 10,853,195 people recovered. Reports about it UNN with link at the Center for Systems Research and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University (USA).

A total of 18,193,291 people are infected in the world. As previously reported UNN, according to the data for the same period last day, 190 724 people fell ill with coronavirus infection.

The countries with the highest prevalence of coronavirus remain the United States (4,712,724), in Brazil the data from the previous day have not changed (2,733,677), India (1,803,695), Russia (854,641), South Africa (516,862), and also Mexico, Peru, Chile, Colombia, Iran, the United Kingdom, Spain, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia.

The highest number of deaths among the countries of the world was recorded in the United States (155,398), Brazil (94,104, data unchanged), Mexico (48,012), Great Britain (46,295), India, Italy, France and Spain. In China, a total of 4,672.

We will remind, according to the last data of the Ministry of Health in Ukraine 73 158 cases of a coronavirus disease of COVID-19 are fixed, from them 1738 – lethal. From August 1, the rules of quarantine in Ukraine have been changed until the end of the summer: now the regions will be divided into “zones” depending on the four main indicators of the incidence of COVID-19.

Respiratory disease COVID-19, an infection caused by the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, was first recorded in the Chinese province of Hubei, in late 2019. Since then, infection with the virus has been recorded in 185 countries, including Ukraine. Since March 11, the World Health Organization has recognized the spread of the disease as a pandemic.


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