Health authorities announced an additional 499 deaths from corona virus infection on March 31. This is the highest number of deaths recorded per day in the country.
According to Jérôme Salomon, head of the French health agency, the number of deaths in France increased to 499 cases on March 31, bringing the total number of Covid-19 deaths in the country to 3,523.
France also recorded a total of 52,128 cases of corona virus, an increase of 7,578 cases compared to the previous day.
An additional 1,749 people were hospitalized in France, bringing the total number of people hospitalized for Covid-19 in the country to 22,757.
Salomon also said that 478 people in France had to move into intensive care units (ICU) on March 31. France currently has 5,565 people in ICUs across the country.
France has entered the third week of implementing blockade and restriction measures to prevent the virus from spreading. French patients continue to be evacuated from hospitals in the Grand-Est region. Hospitals overcrowded Covid-19 patients. Some patients were taken to Germany by helicopter on March 31.
Grand-Est is the second worst affected area of Covid-19 in France after Ile-de-France, the Paris region. About 2,000 people need to enter the ICU in Ile-de-France. This area only has about 1,200 intensive care beds.
French President Emmanuel Macron called for national solidarity and said that those who disapprove of government and government actions were “irresponsible”.
Italy increased 837 new corona virus deaths in a day
The Italian Civil Protection Agency said Tuesday that the number of corona virus deaths in the country increased by 837, bringing the total to 12,428.
This figure shows the second consecutive increase in the number of new deaths in the heart of Europe.
Meanwhile, the number of new cases recorded was 4,053, a slight increase compared to 4,050 new cases recorded the day before. The total number of people infected with corona virus in Italy now amounts to 105,792.
The number of deaths worldwide due to Covid-19 exceeded 40,000
According to Johns Hopkins University, more than 40,000 people have died of corona virus since the outbreak began in Hubei, China.
According to the latest official data from the University of Maryland, US, 40,636 people died from Covid-19.
Italy has the highest number of deaths. 12,428 people in Italy have died after being infected so far. Next is Spain. The country has recorded 8,269 deaths due to the disease.
John Hopkins does not provide data on the US translation, but state by state. However, according to the Guardian, the United States is the third largest number of deaths in the world with 3,550 cases.
The number of deaths from the US corona virus surpassed China
The number of deaths from the new strain of corona virus in the US increased by more than 3,550 on March 31, officially surpassing the number in China, the country of Covid-19 outbreak, according to AP.
The United States has recorded 175,067 cases of Covid-19, according to statistics from Johns Hopkins University, and is the country with the highest number of cases in the world.
Countries with the next highest number of cases are Italy with 101,739 cases, Spain with 94,417 and China 83,059 cases.
What happened in the middle of New York has turned the city’s big exhibition center into a field hospital and a similar temporary hospital has been set up in Central Park to reduce the burden on the city’s medical force.
Billie Jean King tennis complex which hosts the U.S. tennis tournament Open has also been converted into a hospital.
The state of New York remains the epicenter of the epidemic in the US with 1,550 deaths, mostly in the New York City area.
On March 30, the USNS Comfort military medical ship with 1,000 beds was deployed to New York.
From March 31, the military medical vessel will receive treatment of patients with other Covid-19 disease in the city to help reduce the health system load.