COVID-19, More than 700,000 deaths and 18.5 million infections worldwide
The number of deaths from COVID-19 in the world has already exceeded 700,000, according to the John Hopkins University count, which brings the number of confirmed cases to more than 18.5 million.
According to this computation, the death toll is now 700,714, with the United States at the top (156,807), Brazil (95,819) and Mexico (40,869). The European country with the highest mortality, fourth in the global list, appears the United Kingdom, with 46,295 deaths.
India is in fifth place, with 39,795; followed by two European countries: Italy, with 35,171; and Spain, with 28,498, according to the count of this university.
Currently, the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the world is, according to John Hopkins, 18,543,662. Again, the United States is the most affected country, with more than 4,770,000 cases, followed by Brazil, with more than 2,800,000 cases: India, with more than 1.9 million cases; and Russia, with almost 900,000.
India, the second most populous country in the world, with some 1,300 million inhabitants, has added more than 900,000 cases since last July 17, when it exceeded one million infected.
South Africa comes next, with more than 520,000 cases. The following countries are Latin American: Mexico, Peru, Chile and Colombia.