According to a summary published by Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore on Monday morning, Central European Time, 22 months after the outbreak, the number of deaths from complications of the Covid-19 disease caused by the virus has risen to 5,000,425 and 246,743,962 have been diagnosed so far. Infection.
While the United States, the European Union, and Brazil account for one-eighth of the world’s population, nearly half of the fatalities came from these countries. In the United States alone, 746,000 people died, more than in any other country, and the number of people infected is “world first,” with about 46 million cases.
The number of deaths in the world is roughly equivalent to the combined populations of Los Angeles and San Francisco. According to the Oslo Peace Research Institute, there have been about as many victims of the wars between the countries in the world since 1950. Globally, Covid-19 is currently the third leading cause of death after heart disease and stroke.
The infection is present in 192 countries and regions. The number of cases diagnosed does not accurately reflect reality because the number of tests is more or less limited in each country, and registration criteria differ. In poorer countries such as India, many hear in their own homes without receiving medical care. If official summaries are to be believed, currently India – where the epidemic was alarming in early May, when a wave of outbreaks caused by a delta variant of the virus was at its peak – dies less daily than Russia, the United States, or Britain.
The situation is worst on the African continent when it comes to vaccination: barely five percent of Africa’s 1.3 billion people have been vaccinated.
On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a coronavirus pandemic that spread from the Chinese city of Wuhan.