The coronavirus pandemic has exceeded 20 million infections in the 188 countries it has reached in the past few hours, including more than 736,000 deaths and more than twelve million people who have recovered. This is evident from the balance offered by Johns Hopkins University this Tuesday.
A total of 20,092,855 people became infected with the virus and 736,254 died from it, compared to 19,863,850 and 731,374 on Monday, a daily increase of 229,005 positive and 4,880 deaths, despite people recovering from 12.1 to 12 .3 million increased.
The United States, Brazil and India were confirmed as the top three countries hit by the pandemic this week. In that order, there were more than ten million cases of coronavirus. Thus, they count 5,094,565 positive and 163,465 deaths; 3,057,470 and 101,752; and 2,268,675 and 45,257, respectively.
Russia is in fourth place with 890,799 infected and 14,973 dead, followed by South Africa – the hardest hit country in Africa – with 563,598 and 10,621; Mexico (485,836 and 53,003), Peru (483,133 and 21,276); Colombia (397,623 and 13,154); Chile (375,044 and 10,139); and Iran (328,844 and 18,616), which complete the “top ten”.