Worldwide, 541,356,313 people have been infected with the coronavirus epidemic, and the death toll is 6,324,041, according to Thursday morning data from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.
The day before, there were 540,554,690 infected people in the world, and the number of fatalities was 6,322,024.
The infection is present in 193 countries and regions. Experts say the number of cases diagnosed does not accurately reflect reality, as the number of tests is more or less limited in each country, and the criteria for registration also vary.
According to official data, Covid is caused by a virus called SARS-CoV-2–19
- the United States has the highest number of people infected, at 86,636,306. The number of fatalities is 1,014,835.
- In India, 43,331,645 people were infected and 524,903 fatalities were recorded.
- There are 31,890,733 infected and 669,530 fatalities in Brazil.
- In France, 30,555,038 people were infected and 150,267 people died.
- There are 27,573,585 infected and 140,560 dead in Germany.
- In the UK, there are 22,751,393 people infected and 180,453 people die from the disease.
- In Russia, the number of confirmed infections is 18,137,759 and the number of fatalities is 372,943.
- In Italy, there are 18,014,202 infected people and 167,892 fatalities.
- To date, 15,085,742 people have been registered in Turkey, with 98,996 deaths according to official figures.
- In Spain, 12,613,634 infections and 107,604 deaths were registered.
- In Iran, there are 7,235,440 people infected and 141,373 dead.
- There are 6,011,984 cases of infection and 116,404 deaths in Poland.
- In China, 2,118,491 people have been registered and, according to official figures, 14,623 people have died from coronavirus complications.
On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the coronavirus a pandemic that spread from the Chinese city of Wuhan.