The new corona virus pandemic, which has its origins in the Chinese city of Wuhan, has registered 289,100 new cases in the past 24 hours. This is the new daily record, bringing the balance to more than 17 million people infected and more than 667,000 deaths. The global balance sheet was released this Thursday at 8:30 am by Johns Hopkins University.
The United States exceeds 4.42 million cases with 150,713 deaths after adding 70,800 new positives in the last 24 hours. Brazil is the country with the most recovered patients and 1.92 million people saved, with 2.5 million positives and 90,134 deaths, including 69,100 new cases from the previous balance.
India, for its part, has 1.58 million infections with 34,955 deaths after adding 50,300 positives on the last day. This is the second highest daily number in the entire series since the virus appeared on Brazilian soil. Next, Russia collects 827,509 infections and 13,650 deaths.
SOUTH AFRICA SEARCHES OVER 11,000 CASES AND EXCEEDS 471,000 POSITIVES
South Africa is fifth with 471,123 positives and 7,497 deaths after adding 11,400 positives from the previous balance, followed by Mexico with 408,449 infections and 45,361 deaths and Peru with 400,683 positives and 18,816 deaths.