The coronavirus pandemic that sparked in the Chinese city of Wuhan in late 2019 has already exceeded 24 million cases, more than half of which are reported to have occurred in the US, Brazil and India, the hardest hit countries, according to the remainder that the Johns Hopkins said University this Thursday offered for the 188 affected countries and territories.
A total of 24,181,120 people became infected with the virus, of which more than 12.8 million live in the three most affected countries. The death toll has also exceeded 825,000, with a further 6,000 more than died on the day to date.
In terms of the people who managed to overcome the disease, there are now nearly 15.8 million. Brazil tops the list with just over 3 million patients cured, followed by India with more than 2.5 million and the United States with just over 2 million.
This last country remains the world’s hardest hit by the pandemic, with more than 5.82 million cases and very close to the 180,000 deaths that also highlight it in this section.