The pandemic caused by the coronavirus (Covid-19) has killed at least 1,345,851 people worldwide on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 since the WHO office in China reported the onset of the disease at the end of December, according to an established report by Johns Hopkins University. More than 56million cases of infection have been diagnosed (56,051,621) since the start of the epidemic and 35,969,779 remissions.
The United States, which has records of successive deaths and contaminations, is the country most affected and the most bereaved in the world by the epidemic with 249,935 deaths, has largely crossed the mark of 11.46 million, according to the university Johns Hopkins. In terms of the most deadly countries, Brazil is in second position, followed by India, Mexico and the United Kingdom.
Morocco recorded during the 24 hours from 6 p.m. Tuesday to 6 p.m. Wednesday, 5,391 new confirmed cases of coronavirus, 5,757 new healings and 81 new deaths, the health ministry said during its daily press briefing. The Hespress monitoring and monitoring platform, covid.hespress.com/fr, details that the Kingdom now has 306,995 confirmed cases, 5,013 deaths (i.e. a mortality rate of 1.63%), 253,351 healings, 3,404,049 cases excluded after negative laboratory tests (an increase of 15 320), and 48,631 cases under treatment, including 1,040 in serious condition (90 under intubation).
In Africa the coronavirus is spreading stealthily and its number carries with the 2 million cases. Africa CDC reveals in its data this Wednesday, November 18, 2020, 1,99,113 cases of infections, 48,033 deaths and 1,787,123 remissions on the continent. South Africa is the cradle of the pandemic on the African continent the number of confirmed cases is 754,256 (+1 987) and 20,432 (+114) dead. It is followed by Morocco 306,995 (+5,415) confirmed cases and 5,013 deaths (+81), Egypt, 111,284 (+275) cases and 6,481 (+16) deaths. Next come Ethiopia (103,928 cases and 1,601 deaths), Tunisia 81,772 (+720) cases and 2,541 (+49) deaths from Libya 75,465 cases and 1,053 deaths, from Algeria 70,629 cases and 2,206 deaths and Nigeria’s 65,467 cases and 1,163 deaths.
France deplores 425 deaths from the coronavirus and 28,383 new contaminations in 24 hours. The death toll now stands at 46,698 deaths since the start of the epidemic, for a total of 2,065,138 confirmed cases of contamination (AFP), making it the fourth most affected country in the world and the seventh more bruised. Italy has 1,272,252 (+34,282) cases and 47,217 (+ 753) deaths. In the United Kingdom, this Wednesday, November 18, 2020, there are 1,434,002 (+19,609) confirmed cases and 53,368 (+529) dead in total. Spain is this Wednesday at 1,525,341 (+ 13,159) confirmed cases and 42,039 (+435) deaths. Russia reports 1,991,998 (+20,985) confirmed cases and 34,387 (+456) deaths. Germany currently has 842,361 (+8,923) recorded cases and 13,433 deaths (+ 159). Romania today counted 10,269 new contaminations in 24 hours for a total of 383,743 cases and 9,429 (+168) deaths due to Covid-19.
In the United States, the first country most affected and the most bruised, 1,474 dead, on Wednesday, added to the most gruesome toll on the planet to make 249,935 deaths while the number of new cases rose. raised to 155,820 the country has 11,468,739 cases of infections. New York City is closing its schools on Thursday, November 19, 2020. In Brazil, the daily number of deaths is 887 on Wednesday, November 18, 2020, making a total of 166,699 deaths. The country is at 5 911 758 (+42 207) so far. Peru has 939,931 (+1,663) cases of contamination and 35,317 (+46) deaths. Mexico has 1,125,638 (+ 4,094) cases and 106,929 (+258) deaths (AFP). Chile, has 534,558 recorded cases and counts 14,897 deaths in total, Argentina, the eighth most affected country in the world, has 1,329,005 cases and 36,101 deaths and Colombia has 1,211,128 cases and 34,381 deaths.
In India, the second most populous country in the world with 1.3 billion inhabitants, 131,286 deaths (+255) have been recorded, according to the Ministry of Health, which still puts it in third place for the death toll behind the United States and Brazil and the second most affected country with 8,938,797 confirmed cases (+26,093). South Korea has 28,311 cases of infections (+302) and 496 deaths (+2). China reports 9 new infections with the coronavirus (Covid-19) in 24 hours and counts 86,369 cases in total and 4,634 (+0 in 7 months) dead. Japan has 1,489 new cases of contamination and 10 deaths in 24 hours for a total of 120,815 cases and 1,913 deaths. Iran, counts 480 deaths in 24 hours, or 42,941 in total and now has 801,894 (+ 13,421) declared cases.