The COVID-19 pandemic exceeds 12.2 million cases after registering 227,000 in one day

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More than 550,000 people have lost their lives worldwide to the new coronavirus

The COVID-19 pandemic accumulated a new world record of infections on Thursday, with some 227,000, and the global balance of patients now exceeds 12.2 million, of which more than 550,000 have lost their lives since the first ones were detected. positive in 2019 in the Chinese city of Wuhan.

The outbreak, which has spread to date in 188 countries and territories, has its main exponent in the United States, as it accumulates 3.1 million infected and more than 133,000 deaths. The North American country reached a new record of infections on Thursday: about 63,200, according to Johns Hopkins University.

The number of recovered in the United States is around 970,000, a figure lower than that of Brazil, which with 1.7 million infected already has more than 1.1 million discharged patients. In the South American giant, which counts the president, Jair Bolsonaro among its infected, more than 69,000 people have lost their lives.

In third place is India, which is advancing at a record rate and exceeding 793,000 infections and 21,600 deaths, higher than Russia, which is around 700,000 cases and accumulates more than 10,800 deaths. Peru is in fifth place, with more than 316,000 positives and about 11,300 deaths, while Chile has exceeded 306,000 infections and 6,600 deaths.

Below the threshold of 300,000 positives is the United Kingdom, which has registered so far more than 289,000 cases of COVID-19, a disease that is attributed to some 44,700 fatalities on British soil. Mexico, with 282,000 cases and 33,500 deaths, is just ahead of Spain, which has 253,000 positives and some 28,400 deaths.

For its part, Iran already has 12,300 fatalities and more than 250,000 infected, above Pakistan, which has surpassed the data of Italy, having more than 243,000 infected and slightly more than 5,000 fatalities. Italy accumulates more than 242,000 positives and almost 34,900 deaths since the start of the pandemic, according to the balance.

South Africa (238,000 infections and 3,700 deaths), Saudi Arabia, (223,000 cases and 2,100 deaths), Turkey (210,000 cases and 5,300 deaths), and France (207,000 infected and almost 30,000 deaths) close the list of countries that exceed the threshold of the 200,000 confirmed cases.

Germany, with some 199,000, is also approaching this threshold, and appears in the list ahead of Bangladesh (175,000), Colombia (128,000), Canada (108,000) and Qatar (102,000), which exceed 100,000 COVID-19 patients. . Argentina, which accumulates 90,000 positives, has already surpassed China, the country where the pandemic originated and which has slightly less than 85,000 infected.

The Johns Hopkins University list continues with Egypt, Sweden, Indonesia, Iraq, Belarus, Ecuador, Belgium, Kazakhstan, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Ukraine, the Philippines, Oman and the Netherlands, which have exceeded 50,000 cases. They have more than 40,000 Singapore, Portugal, Bolivia, Panama and the Dominican Republic.

For their part, Poland, Israel, Afghanistan, Switzerland, Bahrain, Romania, Nigeria and Armenia have already registered more than 30,000 positives, while Guatemala, Honduras, Ireland, Ghana, Azerbaijan and Japan exceed 20,000. Over 10,000 infections include Moldova, Austria, Algeria, Serbia, Nepal, Morocco, Cameroon, South Korea, Denmark, the Czech Republic, the Ivory Coast, Uzbekistan and Sudan.

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