Coronavirus: COVID deaths worldwide exceed half a million as the Americas struggles to overcome the first wave | News from the world


The number of deaths from coronavirus worldwide has exceeded 500,000 as some countries continue to face the first wave.

Over 10 million worldwide COVID-19[female[feminine cases have been reported, according to the latest official figures, respiratory infection being particularly dangerous for the elderly.

As the overall death rate has flattened in recent weeks, health experts have worried about the record number of new cases in countries like the United States, India and Brazil, as well as new outbreaks in parts of Asia.

Visitors wearing protective masks line up at the Eiffel Tower in Paris

the virus still widely distributed in Europe, with new clusters of cases Leicester, which could be the first city in the United Kingdom to enter a local lockdown, as well as a Swiss nightclub in Zurich.

China reported a further decline in the number of new confirmed cases, with a total of just 12, and no new deaths on Monday, leaving the total at 4,634.

But the areas around Beijing have remained on high alert, with neighboring Anxin County, which has a population of around 400,000, announcing on Saturday that it will take detention to prevent a second wave of the virus.

So far, about a quarter of all deaths have occurred in the United States and recent outbreak have been reported in a handful of southern and western states that reopened earlier and more aggressively.

Global, the United States has the highest death rate with 128,000 deaths and more than 2.5 million cases – about double that of Brazil, which has the second highest number of deaths with 57,000.

New York, which was once the epicenter of the pandemic in the United States, is now “exactly the opposite,” said Governor Andrew Cuomo, the state reporting only five new deaths on Saturday, its lowest number since mid-March.

In Latin America, the number of cases exceeded that diagnosed in Europe on Sunday, making the region the second most affected by the pandemic after North America.

Africa is confirmed COVID-19[female[feminine the cases continued to reach a new record of more than 371,000, including 9,484 deaths.

The first death from the virus occurred on January 9 and was a 61-year-old man from the Chinese city of Wuhan who was a regular buyer in a wet market who was identified as the source of the epidemic.

Some Indian police officers wear coronavirus-themed helmets
Some Indian police officers wear coronavirus-themed helmets

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The United States now has a quarter of all coronavirus cases worldwide

In just five months, the number of people who died with COVID-19[female[feminine has exceeded the number of people who die each year from malaria – one of the deadliest infectious diseases.

The global death rate averages around 78,000 a month, compared to 64,000 AIDS-related deaths and 36,000 deaths from malaria, according to the World Health Organization.

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Some European leaders are taking no chance to prevent new clusters.

Germany renewed a lock in the west region of Guetersloh, which has about 500,000 inhabitants, after 1,300 slaughterhouse workers tested positive.

Meanwhile, Poland and France are heading for normalcy after the two countries held elections that had been delayed by the virus.


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