The coronavirus pandemic has left more than 300,000 cases and nearly 7,000 deaths worldwide in the past 24 hours, bringing the total above 117 million infections and 2.6 million deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University.
The center noted on its website that 303,777 infections and 6,839 deaths were confirmed worldwide on the last day, bringing the total to 117,164,167 and 2,600,504, respectively. 66,375,679 people have recovered from COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus.
The United States is the hardest hit country with 29,045,446 cases – after exceeding 29 million on Monday – and 525,816 deaths. Behind are India with 11,244,786 infections and 157,930 deaths and Brazil with 11,051,665 affected and 266,398 deaths.
Mexico is the third country in terms of deaths at 190,923, despite ranks thirteenth in the world in terms of infections.
So Russia and the UK are over four million cases while France, Spain and Italy are between three and four million. Turkey, Germany, Colombia, Argentina and Mexico are in the range between two and three million.
Between one and two million infections include Poland, Iran, South Africa, Ukraine, Indonesia, Peru, the Czech Republic, and the Netherlands, while Canada, Chile, Romania, Portugal, Israel, Belgium, Iraq, Sweden, the Philippines, Pakistan, In in Switzerland and Bangladesh there are between half a million and a million infections.
Likewise, Serbia, Morocco, Austria, Hungary, Japan, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have confirmed between 400,000 and 500,000 infections, while Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Panama, Slovakia and Malaysia have confirmed between 300,000 and 400,000 cases.
On the other hand, there are between 200,000 and 300,000 cases in Belarus, Ecuador, Nepal, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Bulgaria, Bolivia, Croatia, the Dominican Republic, Tunisia, Azerbaijan, Ireland, Denmark, Costa Rica, Greece, Lithuania and Kuwait.
Finally, in the group between 100,000 and 200,000 infections are the occupied Palestinian territories, Slovenia, Moldova, Egypt, Guatemala, Armenia, Honduras, Paraguay, Qatar, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Oman, Venezuela, Burma, Libya, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bahrain, Algeria, Albania, Kenya, North Macedonia and China.
China, the country where the pandemic started, has 101,149 infected people and 4,838 deaths, according to the university’s record.