19 May 2024
More than 675,000 people have died from nCoV globally 4

More than 675,000 people have died from nCoV globally 4

The world recorded more than 17.4 million nCoV cases and more than 675,000 deaths, when WHO called on countries to gradually relax international travel restrictions.

213 countries and territories recorded 17,433,441 cases of infection and 675,178 deaths due to nCoV, an increase of 297,674 and 6,832 cases respectively after 24 hours, while 10,917,809 people have recovered, according to statistics from the update page.

The US, the largest epidemic area in the world, recorded 4,626,640 cases of infection and 154,987 deaths, an increase of 74,608 and 1,592 cases respectively compared to the previous day.

US President Donald Trump proposed postponing the November presidential election on the grounds that the Covid-19 pandemic was complicated and the risk of vote fraud, but lawmakers in both parties opposed this option.

Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and medical advisor to the White House Covid-19 committee, on July 28 warned that some states, including Tennessee, Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky, needed to

Medical staff at a testing site in Florida, USA, on July 30.

In Brazil, the second largest epidemic area in the world, deaths have increased to 91,263 after recording an additional 1,075 cases.

Rio de Janeiro authorities announced the cancellation of the New Year’s Eve celebration, which usually attracts millions of people to Copacabana beach, adding that the famous Carnival festival in February may also be canceled.

Mexico, the second largest epidemic area in Latin America and the sixth largest in the world, reported 408,449 cases of infection and 45,361 deaths after recording 5,752 and 485 additional cases, respectively.

It can take the government several days to collect data, which means some days’ statistics are lower than reality.

Peru, the next largest epidemic area in Latin America, recorded 400,683 cases of infection and 18,816 deaths, an increase of 5,678 and 204 respectively. Despite the risks of the pandemic, the country is still making efforts to relax restrictive measures to

Chile has not updated the number of new infections. The country currently records 351,575 infections and 9,377 deaths, an increase of 99 cases compared to the previous day.

South Africa, the fifth epidemic region in the world, is the country most heavily affected by the pandemic in Africa with 482,169 cases and 7,812 deaths, an increase of 11,046 and 315 cases respectively.

South Africa imposed one of the world’s strictest lockdowns in March, including closing schools, factories, non-essential stores and banning the sale of alcohol and tobacco.

Russia, the world’s fourth largest epidemic region, reported 129 more deaths, bringing the total number of deaths to 13,802.

Last month, Russia announced the partial reopening of its borders, allowing people who need to work, study, receive medical treatment or care for relatives to move abroad.

Spain currently records 332,510 cases of infection and 28,443 deaths, an increase of 2,789 and two cases respectively.

The worrying developments in Spain prompted the British and German governments to advise citizens to avoid going to the country’s islands and beaches for vacation, angering Spanish officials and people, considering this a

Britain reported 846 more infections and 38 deaths, bringing the total to 302,301 and 45,9999, respectively.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on July 28 that the country will impose quarantine rules on countries recording a serious increase in nCoV infections.

Iran, the largest epidemic region in the Middle East, recorded 226 additional deaths, a record number within 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths in this country to 16,569.

Tehran is among 15/31 provinces that are on red alert for Covid-19.

Saudi Arabia recorded an additional 1,629 cases of infection and 26 deaths, bringing the total to 274,219 and 2,842 cases respectively.

The Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca begins on July 28 and lasts until August 2 with a sharply reduced scale, including only about 1,000 Muslims, while the annual number is about 2.5 million believers.

India, the third largest epidemic area in the world, reported an additional 54,966 cases of infection and 783 deaths, bringing the total to 1,639,530 and 35,786 respectively.

Although infections are still increasing sharply, India will reopen gyms and yoga centers and stop imposing curfews at night from August 5.

China has not released data yet.

In Southeast Asia, Indonesia is the largest epidemic area in the region with 106,336 cases, an increase of 1,904 cases compared to the previous day, of which 5,058 people died, an increase of 83 cases.

The actual number is believed to be significantly higher due to many factors, including limited testing capacity.

The Philippines, the second largest epidemic area in the region, recorded 89,374 infected people and 1,983 deaths, an increase of 3,954 and 23 cases respectively in 24 hours.

Although the Philippines maintained strict restrictions for 11 weeks before starting to relax on June 1, the number of infections continued to increase.

Duterte also said that people who do not wear masks, do not keep a safe distance and spread nCoV are `serious criminals` and can be imprisoned.

Singapore is the third largest epidemic area in the region with 51,809 infected people, an increase of 278 cases, of which 27 died.

Singapore is easing restrictions in stages.

The World Health Organization on July 30 said that countries should gradually remove international travel restrictions after self-assessment of risks, and at the same time prioritize travel to serve emergencies and take action.

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