The number of cases of coronavirus infection in the world has exceeded 5 million people. The victims of COVID-19 during the entire time of the pandemic were 328,172 people. Recovered 1 899 350 people, according to Johns Hopkins University.
Five hundred thousand people were infected in 5 days; the figure of 4.5 million cases was recorded on May 15.
“This is a sprint in which countries need to run together in solidarity with each other. The virus is found in every country,” Melita Vujnovic, representative of the world health organization in Russia, commented on the pandemic.
The specialist warned that the world is waiting for the second wave of the disease, and noted that the pandemic will not be stopped until it has spread to all corners of the world.
Earlier, the head of WHO Tedros Gebreisus said that the daily increase in new infections in the world amounted to 106 thousand cases, and this is the most significant number since the beginning of the coronavirus outbreak.
The US estimated the damage from the pandemic at $ 9 trillion and believed that China should compensate for it. In the country, 1,551,853 people were infected with the coronavirus, 294,312 recovered and 93,439 people died during the epidemic. As for economic losses, since March, more than 36 million Americans have been out of work due to the pandemic.
Brazil is breaking its records. During the day, almost 20 thousand new cases of infection and 888 deaths were recorded here. In total, 291,579 cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in the country, 18,859 people died, and 116,683 people recovered. In terms of the scale of the pandemic, Brazil is second only to Russia and the United States, and in terms of the number of deaths, it has risen to 6th place in the world.
Estonia was one of the first countries to start testing digital immunity passports. It will contain data on the results of testing for coronavirus, and a third party, such as an employer, will be able to use it. In the country, 1,794 cases of infection were confirmed, 956 people recovered, 64 died. Lithuania is going to extend the quarantine from June 1. This was announced the day before by the head of government. The Ministry of Health presented the COVID-19 distribution map. “The new tool is valuable because it will be possible to see trends in the spread of coronavirus, deaths, and morbidity. This is very important when predicting the future and planning further actions,” the Ministry explained. There are 1,557 cases of infection in the country, of which 1,049 have recovered, and 60 people have died. In Latvia, the coronavirus was confirmed in 1016 people, 694 recovered, and 21 died.