Corona-pandemic: Officially, ten million cases and almost 500,000 Deaths worldwide

About six months after the beginning of the Coronavirus pandemic, there are American, according to scientists, more than ten million confirmed infections and 50

Corona-pandemic: Officially, ten million cases and almost 500,000 Deaths worldwide

About six months after the beginning of the Coronavirus pandemic, there are American, according to scientists, more than ten million confirmed infections and 500,000 deaths. The show went on Sunday from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.

The most recent data, the full extent of the Corona pandemic reflect probably only in part: according to experts, in many countries there are a high number of unreported cases of infections and deaths that were not confirmed by Tests. Even in the United States, experts at the government assume that, due to asymptomatic cases is only a fraction of infections will be recorded.

in Addition, the measures to address the pandemic have triggered in the meantime, the worst global recession since the world economic crisis, some 90 years ago, such as the International monetary Fund warned this week. Only the coming year is expected to recover in the economy – if the Virus should be brought in the course of the year largely under control.

The worst of the health of the pandemic consequences of the country concerned is the United States. There was to Sunday with 2.5 million, the majority of confirmed infections and more than 125,000 Victims, the most well-known Corona-related deaths. On Saturday, authorities had reported there Johns Hopkins, according to 45.255 confirmed infections - the largest increase within a day since the beginning of the pandemic. Especially the Federal States in the South of the country, such as Florida, Texas, Arizona, and California reported the highest levels of new infections. A decrease in the pandemic seemed, therefore, first of all in point of view.

globally, Brazil, where the pathogen of Sars-CoV-2 spread also rapidly followed in second place. There was Johns Hopkins, according to the 1.3 million known infections and around 57,000 deaths. In relation to the confirmed Corona-infections in Russia (630.000), India (530.000) and the UK (310.000) followed.

The number of victims in the United States, with its 330 million inhabitants, is the world's highest in absolute Numbers. Relative to the number of inhabitants, the number of the dead is, however, in some European countries higher. In America, approximately 38 people per 100,000 inhabitants died to the data of the Johns Hopkins University, according to. In the UK, this value is rounded at 66, in Italy, at 57 and in Sweden at 52 – however, in Germany at 11.

Updated Date: 28 June 2020, 14:20

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