To date, 288,173,131 people worldwide have been infected with the coronavirus epidemic, and the death toll is 5,436,175, according to Saturday morning data from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore Central European Time. The day before, there were 286,523,281 infected people in the world, with 5,429,324 deaths.
The current number of infections, which is growing by more than 1.5 million a day, is present in a total of 192 countries and regions, but experts say the number of cases diagnosed does not accurately reflect reality, as the number of tests is more or less limited and registration criteria vary. .
According to official data, Covid-19 caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus is the most infected in the United States, currently numbering 54,743,982. The number of Americans who die from the disease is 825,536.
In India, 34,838,804 people were infected and 481,080 fatalities were recorded. There are 22,291,839 infected and 619,334 fatalities in Brazil. In the UK, there are 13,011,556 people infected and 149,096 people have died from the disease.
In Russia, the number of confirmed infections rose to 10,320,405 and the number of fatalities rose to 302,671. In France, 10,077,783 people were infected and 124,729 were killed. 9,484,520 people have been registered in Turkey so far, with 82,361 deaths according to official figures.
There are 7,193,186 infected and 112,111 dead in Germany. In Spain, 6,294,745 infections and 89,405 deaths were registered. In Iran, there are 6,194,401 people infected and 131,606 dead.
There are 6,125,683 infected people in Italy and 137,402 fatalities. There are 4,108,215 infected people and 97,054 deaths in Poland. In Ukraine, 3,847,226 people have been registered and, according to official figures, 102,088 people have died from coronavirus complications.
On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a pandemic the coronavirus that spread from the Chinese city of Wuhan.