The number of people infected with the new coronavirus has exceeded 18 million worldwide
Paris, Aug. 3, LETA – AFP. The number of people infected with the new coronavir virus in the world has exceeded 18 million, according to official national statistics compiled by the news agency AFP on Sunday.
At least 18,011,763 infections have been reported, including infections with the new coronavir in about one million people in the last four days.
More than half of all infections are reported in the United States and Latin America and the Caribbean.
Of the countries, the United States has the highest number of cases, with 4,657,693 people being infected with the new coronavirus, of whom 154,793 have died.
The United States is followed by Brazil with 2,733,677 infections and 94,104 deaths, while India is currently in third place, with 1,750,723 people confirmed to be infected with the new coronavirus, of whom 37,364 have died.
The new coronavirus-related disease Covid-19 killed 687,941 people worldwide, according to data compiled by AFP.