The world has recorded no less than 943,868 deaths from the coronavirus pandemic since the first cases were detected in December 2019 in China.
In terms of active cases, the world globally counts 7,285,493 cases out of a total of 29,984,904 cases. At the same time, 21,755,543 people are now considered to be completely cured.
The United States is in first place in the ranking of the countries most affected by the pandemic and counts 195,961 deaths for 6,606,674 cases recorded, according to the count of Johns Hopkins University which is the reference and 2,495,127 people have been able to be neat.
After the United States, the most bereaved countries are Brazil with 133,119 deaths for 4,382,263 cases, India with 82,066 deaths for a total of 5,020,359 cases, Mexico with 71,678 deaths for 676,487 cases and the United Kingdom United with 41,664 deaths for 374,228 cases.
But it is Peru, the most bereaved country in terms of the number of deaths compared to its population with 94 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants, followed by Belgium 86 per 100,000, Spain (64), Bolivia (64) and Chile (63).
India crossed the threshold of five million people infected on Wednesday after registering one million new cases in just 11 days. The second most populous country on the planet now has a total of 5.02 million carriers of the virus, ranking second in the world behind the United States.
In Morocco, no less than 2,250 schools are currently closed because of fears related to possible contamination with the coronavirus. Nearly 950,000 students are affected by these school closings out of some 7 million who were to return to school in September.
The President of the European Commission warned on Wednesday of the dangers of “vaccine nationalism” at a time when the countries of the European Union have gone it alone to fight the pandemic and now there is the risk of the same scenario for the ‘obtaining vaccines.
“Vaccine nationalism puts lives at risk,” Ursula von der Leyen told the European Parliament.
According to the International Council of Nurses (ICN), there are many more than 1,000 deaths among nurses and in more than 44 countries.
Finally, in Spain, the region of Madrid announced that it was planning to confine areas of the city or region with the largest increase in the number of contaminations. “Restrictions on gatherings of people and also mobility” will be announced “by the end of the week”, according to an official.