The coronavirus pandemic has caused 2,724,305 deaths worldwide, after 7,622 deaths in the past 24 hours. That is based on data released by Johns Hopkins University this Tuesday.
A further 470,670 infections have been found since Monday, which is a slight recovery compared to the previous day. This means that the total number of people infected since the outbreak of the health crisis in early 2020 has been 123,716,810, although 70,177,633 people have managed to overcome the disease.
The United States is the hardest hit country with 29,867,516 cases and 542,949 deaths. Behind are Brazil with 12,047,526 infections and 295,425 deaths and India with 11,686,796 and 160,166 respectively.
Mexico is the third country in terms of the number of deaths at 198,239, although it ranks 13th in the world in terms of the number of infections.
Russia, the United Kingdom and France are over four million cases, while Italy, Spain and Turkey are between three and four million. Germany, Colombia, Argentina, Mexico and Poland are in the range between two and three million.
Between one and two million infections include Iran, Ukraine, South Africa, the Czech Republic, Peru, Indonesia, and the Netherlands, while Canada, Chile, Romania, Belgium, Israel, Portugal, Iraq, Sweden, the Philippines, Pakistan, Switzerland , Hungary, Bangladesh, Serbia, Jordan and Austria have between half a million and a million infections.
Likewise, Morocco, Japan, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Lebanon have confirmed between 400,000 and 500,000 infections, while Saudi Arabia, Panama, Slovakia, Malaysia, Ecuador, Belarus and Bulgaria have confirmed between 300,000 and 400,000 cases.
In the range between 200,000 and 300,000 cases are Kazakhstan, Georgia, Nepal, Bolivia, Croatia, Dominican Republic, Azerbaijan, Tunisia, Greece, Ireland, Denmark, Occupied Palestinian Territories, Kuwait, Moldova, Costa Rica, Lithuania and Slovenia.
Finally, in the group between 100,000 and 200,000 infections are Egypt, Paraguay, Guatemala, Ethiopia, Armenia, Honduras, Qatar, Nigeria, Libya, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Venezuela, Oman, Burma, Bahrain, Albania, Kenya, North Macedonia, Algeria and China.
China, the country where the pandemic was triggered, has 101,533 infected people and 4,839 deaths, according to the university’s balance sheet.