At the same time, over the last seven days of the month, about 6.7 million infected people were identified, which was the maximum since the beginning of the pandemic.
The number of people infected with coronavirus in the world increased by more than 22 million in April. This is one and a half times more than in March. At the same time, about 6.7 million cases were detected in the last seven days of the month, which was the maximum since the beginning of the pandemic.
Against the background of a sharp increase in morbidity, mortality also increased, but not so sharply. In April, the planet registered about 302 thousand deaths due to a new infection, 10% more than in March. The mortality rate decreased slightly – from 2.2% to 2.1%.
In April, the main centers of the pandemic were India, Turkey, some countries in Latin America, and Western Europe.