Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia – The death rate due to Covid-19 virus infection worldwide has reached 3 million people as of Tuesday (6/4/2021). This was triggered by the rise of new cases of infection globally from several places in the world.
In a Reuters report, this Tuesday (6/4), the increase in deaths occurred in Brazil and India. Health officials at the location blame a more contagious variant that was first detected in Britain and South Africa.
Apart from that the public is exhausted by the existence lockdown aka the lockdown of the region is also to blame.
Brazil leads the world in the average daily number of new deaths reported and accounts for one in four deaths worldwide each day, according to a Reuters analysis.
The report stated that previously, it took one year to reach 2 million deaths. However, the one million most recent additions have only occurred in the last 3 months.
“There is indeed a very serious situation that is going on in Brazil at the moment, where we have a number of states in critical condition,” WHO epidemiologist Maria Van Kerkhove said in a briefing last Thursday, adding that many of the hospital’s intensive care units are over 90. % full.
India reported a record increase in Covid-19 infections on Monday (5/4/2021), becoming the second country after the United States (US) to register more than 100,000 new cases a day.
The hardest-hit Indian state of Maharashtra on Monday began closing shopping malls, cinemas, bars, restaurants and places of worship, as hospitals were flooded with patients.
Meanwhile the European Continent, which includes 51 countries, has the highest death toll of nearly 1.1 million.
Five European countries including Britain, Russia, France, Italy and Germany recorded around 60% of the total coronavirus-related deaths in Europe.
Cases in Uncle Sam’s country have increased over the past 3 weeks but health officials believe his rapid vaccination campaign can prevent an increase in deaths. So far a third of the population has received at least one dose of the vaccine.
So far at least 370.3 million people or nearly 4.75% of the global population have received one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine as of Sunday (4/4/2021), according to the latest figures from data provider and research company Our World in Data.
However, WHO urges developed countries to donate more doses of the approved Covid-19 vaccine to help meet the vaccination target for countries that do not have access to vaccinations that are believed to end the pandemic that has been running for this year.
For comparison, other data presented Worldometers with infected victims reaching 132.50 million, the death of 2.876 million people, and 106.84 million people who managed to recover.