The pandemic of the new corona virus originating in the Chinese city of Wuhan has registered 249,800 new cases in the last 24 hours. This marks a new record in daily counting and exceeds the previous day’s maximum by more than 19,000 to reach a total of more than 13.8 million people infected and more than 589,000 deaths. This is reflected in the global balance sheet published by Johns Hopkins University at 9:00 am on Friday.
The United States accumulates 3.57 million cases after adding 77,000 new positives in the last 24 hours. This is the daily maximum in the historical series, which is an increase of more than 10,000 infections compared to the previous balance. With 138,359 deaths, the United States is also the country with the most deaths.
Brazil – with more than two million positive and 76,688 deaths, including 45,400 new cases from the previous balance – is instead the country with the most recovered patients, with 1.39 million people saved, while the United States accumulates more than one million patients dismiss.
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India, for its part, has passed the one million infection mark with 25,602 deaths after 35,000 positives have been recorded in the last 24 hours, a new daily count.