Nearly 9.7 million cases of Covid-19 and 488,905 deaths worldwide

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To date, nearly 9.7 million people with Covid-19 and 488,905 deaths worldwide while in many hot spots, the number of cases continues to increase.

In the past 24 hours, the US has recorded 35,184 new cases of Covid-19 and 567 deaths from the disease, bringing the total number of cases in the US to nearly 2.5 million with 124,848 deaths. However, some US health experts believe that the number of Americans with Covid-19 is 10 times higher than the current figure. If this figure is correct, that means about 6% of the nation’s 331 million people are already infected. Earlier, authorities at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and leading epidemiologist Anthony Fauci said that about 25% of people infected may not have symptoms.

Watching an increasing number of cases in the south and west of the United States, authorities are re-imposing restrictive measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19. The Texas governor, who has relaxed restrictions on businesses and restaurants, allows public gatherings and boosts tourism, is now urging people to stay home.

States in the northeast that have made progress before the epidemic, such as New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, also require visitors from other US hot spots to quarantine themselves.

The number of cases of cases per day in some areas of the US is rising to a record level, although in former epicenter of epidemics such as New York or Detroit, cases have decreased.

Brazil recorded the highest number of cases and deaths in the world with 35,640 cases and 1,097 deaths. The country remains the second largest outbreak in the world, with more than 1.2 million cases of Covid-19 and 54,971 deaths.

Peru, Chile and Mexico remain hot spots in Latin America, with the number of Covid-19 cases increasing. Peru recorded 3,913 new cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total to 268.602 cases and still the 7th largest outbreak in the world. Chile recorded 4,648 cases and 172 deaths in a day, bringing the total to 259,064 with 4,903 deaths. The country has also surpassed Italy and has now become the 6th most infected case in the world. Meanwhile, Mexico overtook Germany and Turkey to become the 11th largest outbreak in the world with 5,437 new cases and 947 deaths. It is also the country with the second highest number of deaths in Latin America, behind only Brazil with 24,324 cases.

Over the past 24 hours, Russia has recorded 7,113 new cases, bringing the total number to 613,994 with 8,605 deaths from the disease after an additional 92 deaths.

In Europe, Spain recorded 400 new cases of Covid-19 during the day and 3 deaths. The total number of Covid-19 cases in the country is currently 294,556 with 28,330 deaths.

He is still the fifth largest outbreak in the world with the highest number of deaths in Europe. He recorded 1,118 cases of the day with 149 deaths. The total number of Covid-19 cases in the UK is currently 307,980 with 43,230 deaths.

Italy – once the center of European epidemics, had 296 new cases and 34 deaths in the last 24 hours.

Germany has seen an increase in new cases in recent days. In the past 24 hours, the country recorded 461 new cases and 9 deaths.

Europe is facing an increase in new cases of Covid-19, the World Health Organization warned on June 25 amid the continuing epidemic in the Americas.

The WHO says some European health systems are at risk of being overloaded amid officials lifting the restrictions that were introduced to prevent the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus when France has just reopened the Eiffel Tower and welcomed tourists for the first time in 3 months.

About 30 European countries have seen an increase in new cases in the past two weeks, WHO director of the region, Hans Kluge, said.

“Of these 11 countries, the speed of infection has led to a significant increase in cases and if these cases are not checked, it will put pressure on the health system as it is. once in Europe, “the WHO official said.

While the situation in Europe continues to be a global concern, local outbreaks such as those in Asia and the Middle East also cause alarm bells.

India recorded 18,185 cases of the day and 401 deaths. The total number of infected cases in the 4th largest in the world is 491,170 cases with 15,308 deaths.

Iraq recorded more than 100 deaths on June 25 – a record in the country.

China, meanwhile, after the recent increase in the number of new cases, has claimed that it has completely taken control of the disease in Beijing, the outbreak that once caused concern about the second Covid-19 wave. and that the city has to take a limited number of measures and perform millions of tests.

To date, the world has recorded nearly 9.7 million cases of Covid-19 and 488,905 deaths from this disease.