Coronavirus in the world: infections, updates and all the news on the situation

The United States yesterday reached 7,544,612 cases of coronavirus infection, 211,694 deaths. This is what is reported at Johns Hopkins University. In the last 24 hours, infections were 49,447 more than on Tuesday with 920 new deaths. Although it is no longer the state with the highest number of infections, New York is still the most affected in terms of deaths in the United States with 33,226 victims. In New York City alone, 23,873 people have died. New York is followed by Texas (16,632), California (16,300), New Jersey (16,152) and Florida (14,904) in death toll. Other states with significant death tolls are Massachusetts (9,557), Illinois (9,127), Pennsylvania (8,247), Georgia (7,259) and Michigan (7,169). In terms of infections, California has 839,968 cases, followed by Texas with 803,122, third is Florida with 722,707 and New York is fourth with 468,268.

Canada, the average of infections rises

The weekly average of new coronavirus cases in Canada has reached the highest level since the beginning of the pandemic with about 2,000 infections per day, equal to a 40% increase in the last seven days: the Health Agency announced. public of the country, according to reports from the CNN. At the same time, hospitalizations and deaths continue to rise: currently over 600 patients are hospitalized in Canadian hospitals and an average of 18 people a day die from the virus. Ontario and Quebec are the most affected provinces, with over 80% of new infections and 60% of cases detected in the ‘under 40’. In particular, Quebec recorded 1,364 new cases on Tuesday alone, the highest level since the pandemic began.

In Brazil over 5 million cases

The number of coronavirus cases in Brazil has exceeded the 5 million threshold: the country’s Ministry of Health has announced, according to CNN. Yesterday 31,553 new infections were recorded, a figure that brought the total number of infections to 5,000,694. At the same time, a further 734 deaths have been reported, for a total of 148,228 deaths since the start of the pandemic.

Argentina, the dead are over 22 thousand

Still a daily record of coronavirus infections in Argentina: yesterday there were 16,447 new cases of positivity, for a total of 840,915 people affected by the epidemic, according to official sources. In its evening daily report, the Ministry of Health reported that 401 people have died in the last 24 hours, 22,226 the total number of deaths. The province of Buenos Aires, the richest and most populated district in the country, has the largest number of cases: 451,286; 5,222 in the last 24 hours.

The Tunisian government imposes a curfew

Tunisia has imposed a strict curfew in the capital and declared a state of alarm throughout the country to try to stop the rapid “acceleration in the number of infections from Covid-19”, which in many provinces already exceeds one hundred positive per 100,000 inhabitants . As of today, the people living in the metropolitan area of ​​the so-called “Greater Tunisia” (almost 1.5 million) will not be able to go out on the streets between 20 and 5 during the week, and between 19 and 6 in the weekend. The squeeze will involve in particular cafes and restaurants: the goal is to minimize socialization, one of the main reasons for contagion according to the authorities. “Some provinces have registered 100 infections per 100 thousand inhabitants, this is alarming,” explained the spokeswoman for the Ministry of Health, Nissaf Ben Alaya.


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