The coronavirus pandemic has claimed more than 700,000 lives, although more than 11 million patients have recovered. This is equivalent to a global balance of more than 18.5 million confirmed cases, with Latin America being the most affected region in the world. according to the balance offered by Jhons Hopkins University this Wednesday.
A total of 18,541,862 people have been infected with the virus and 700,683 have died compared to 18,288,573 and 693,805 on Tuesday, an increase of 253,289 positive and 6,878 deaths in the last 24 hours. At the same time, the people who managed to overcome COVID-19 rose from 10.9 to 11.1 million.
The United States is the country with the highest incidence of the virus with 4,771,087 cases and 156,806 deaths, followed by Brazil with 2,801,921 infected and 95,819 deaths and India with 1,908,254 infected and 39,795 deaths.
Russia follows, registering 859,762 positive and 14,327 deaths; South Africa, the most affected country in Africa, with 521,318 and 8,884 respectively; Mexico (449,961 and 48,869), Peru (439,890 and 20,007); Chile (362,962 and 9,745); Colombia (334,979 and 11,315) and Iran (314,786 and 17,617) complete the “Top Ten”.