The pandemic of the new corona virus, which originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan, has already exceeded 291,000 deaths and, according to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University, has infected more than 4.2 million people worldwide.
According to data updated at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, the global coronavirus balance is 4,262,799 cases and 291,981 deaths in 187 countries and areas. The total number of people recovered rises to 1.49 million, with the United States at the top, 230,287 people being cured, followed by Germany with 147,200 rescued patients and Spain with 138,980.
After two days with fewer than 20,000 cases added per day, the United States again grew over 20,000 positive daily, with a total of 21,700 people infected in the past few hours. The American giant collects 1.39 million cases and 82,387 deaths, with more than 9.6 million tests performed to detect the virus.
After overtaking Spain, Russia remains the second most affected country in the world after 232,243 people infected and 2,116 deaths from COVID-19 disease. This is the lowest number of deaths in all countries where more than 4 million people die 100,000 infections. Russia has been running for ten days and adds more than 10,000 infections a day, accumulating more than 100,000 positive infections during this period.