During the day in Italy, the coronavirus was confirmed in 6557 people. The total number of infected people is now 53,578. The total number of deaths reached 4,825. A day ago, Italy also recorded another record of death from coronavirus-627 people were killed.
It is worth noting that over the past day, the number of people who recovered significantly increased — by 943 people and now it is 6072 people.
According to who, the number of cases in the world increased by 32 thousand people per day and reached 266,073. The number of fatalities increased by 1,344, to 11,184. Most cases of illness and death were registered in the European region — 128,541 and 6,000 cases, respectively.
In Spain, 69 well-known scientists in an open letter to the government called for further restrictions on freedom of movement. Otherwise, in their opinion, the inevitable collapse of the health care system may occur “around March 25”. The country, with 18% of the population over 65 years of age, has already been severely affected by the coronavirus pandemic: more than 25,000 cases have been confirmed, and 1,375 people have died.
In the UK, the number of confirmed cases of infection increased by almost a thousand per day to 5,018 people. At the same time, the number of fatalities increased by 56, to 233. According to the BBC, according to a computer model developed at Imperial College of London and used to inform the government, half a million people may die from coronavirus in the country if preventive measures are not taken.