Pandemic Covid-19: More than 7.8 million people are infected worldwide

People still march in a protest against racial inequality in Washington (US) on June 14
People still march in a protest against racial inequality in Washington (US) on June 14

According to the Johns Hopkins University portal (USA), as of the morning of June 15, 2020, the world has recorded 7,887,221 cases of new coronavirus infection causing Covid-19, with 432,632 deaths and more than 3, 7 million patients recovered.

The United States, the country most heavily affected by the Covid-19 epidemic, has now recorded 2,093,335 new cases of coronavirus infection, up 25,468 in the last 24 hours, with 115,729 deaths.

New cases and a record number of hospitalized patients in many US states, including Florida and Texas, as most of these areas are pushing for reopening and President Donald Trump plans for an indoor campaign in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

The state of Alabama reported a record number of new cases for the fourth consecutive day on June 14. Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Oklahoma North and South Carolina all have a record number of new cases in the past 3 days, according to a Reuters statistics. Many public health officials say the increase is in part because people gathered on the weekend of the memorial service in late May.

In Louisiana, which had been one of the previous virus hot spots, new cases have increased with more than 1,200 new cases – the most since May 21. Most states do not consider a second closure because they face a shortage of budgets and double-digit unemployment. Many places continue to reopen before meeting government infection rate guidelines.

Meanwhile, New York, the hardest-hit state, has used health indications to guide reopening and continues to see a decline in new cases, deaths and number of hospitalizations and positive rates among those tested.

However, Governor of the State Andrew Cuomo warned New York City and Long Island officials that reopening would be risky if they failed to prevent the larger public gatherings he said were threatening. process of curbing the spread of corona virus.

In the past 24 hours, Brazil has increased by 17,110 new virus infections, bringing the total to 867,624 cases. Meanwhile, the number of deaths increased by 612, lower than on June 13, bringing the total number of deaths from Covid-19 to 43,332.

The Mexican Ministry of Health reported 4,147 new confirmed cases of corona virus along with 269 new deaths on June 14, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 146,837 with 17,141 deaths. The government said the actual number of people infected was significantly higher than reported.

The number of confirmed virus infections in Colombia has increased to more than 50,000, the country’s Ministry of Health said, while neighboring Ecuador is set to cross a similar milestone. Colombia has reported 50,939 coronavirus infections and 1,667 deaths. In Ecuador, cases have crossed the 46,700 milestone with 3,896 deaths.

The Covid-19 epidemic overwhelmed Ecuador’s health system, in some cases making it impossible for authorities to collect corpses of the dead and forcing the government to temporarily store corpses in container trucks. .

Colombia’s economy was battered by a blockade imposed by President Ivan Duque to combat the Covid-19 epidemic and lower oil prices. The nationwide blockade order has been strictly enforced since the end of March, and is expected to be lifted on the next 1.7 days.

He is currently urgently considering rules on social spacing and could ease quarantine on tourists to help the country’s economy recover from the crisis caused by the Covid-19 epidemic, the Minister of Finance. Rishi Sunak himself said on 14.6.

The government of Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who said it always followed scientific advice in dealing with pandemics, faced a challenge in balancing economic recovery but not allowing a second wave of infection. He currently has the number of corona virus deaths, 41,783, the third highest after the United States and Brazil, with the total number of virus infections currently at 297,342, which has led to some criticism of his own slow response. pre-crisis.

“The Prime Minister gave a comprehensive evaluation of the 2-meter rule,” Mr. Sunak said in an interview on the BBC. Reducing the distance people have to be apart means that 3/4 of the pubs in the UK can be reopened, instead of only 1/3 of them being opened with a 2 meter spacing rule.

On the same day, the Italian Civil Protection Agency said the number of deaths due to the Covid-19 epidemic in Italy had increased by 44, while the number of new cases increased by 339. Thus, the total number of deaths since the outbreak on 21.2, currently at 34,345, the 4th highest in the world after the US, UK and Brazil; while the total number of confirmed cases currently stands at 236,989.

The City of Venice has welcomed tourists back when Italy eased its previous anti-epidemic restrictions on Covid-19. On June 13, a long line of tourists lined up outside St. Peter’s Church. Mark, one of the most famous monuments of the city. Staff check everyone’s temperature when they enter. Venice is one of the most popular destinations in the world, attracting over 1 million visitors from China to visit in 2019.