The number of people infected with corona virus globally has exceeded 4 million cases, with current epidemic hotspots currently in the US, Russia and Brazil.
According to statistics from Johns Hopkins University, USA, the number of corona virus infections globally has exceeded 4 million. A total of more than 275,000 Covid-19 patients died.
On May 8, the US continued to be the country with the highest number of new cases due to the epidemic, with more than 28,900 cases and more than 1,600 deaths. The total number of Covid-19 patients in the US has now exceeded 1.3 million, accounting for more than 25% of the global cases. The number of deaths from disease in the United States has exceeded 78,000 cases.
In Europe, Russia has become a new hot spot for the disease, with the number of reported cases in 24 hours increasing by 10,699 cases. This is the fifth consecutive day that Russia has detected more than 10,000 new infections. However, Russia currently only records 1,723 deaths from Covid-19, significantly lower than countries of similar epidemic size.
Brazil is another country where 24 hours of new cases have been reported in excess of 10,000. The number of cases in the South American country has now exceeded 145,000 cases, including nearly 10,000 deaths. Brazil is currently the country most affected by the disease outbreak in South America.
On May 8, Denmark announced that it would open its shopping centers, restaurants and schools next week, the blockade easing will be carried out from now until June. Meanwhile, Hong Kong also relaxed the requirements for social spacing and reopened many sports, recreation and entertainment activities.
WHO on May 8 called on global people to “seriously change their lifestyle” until the corona virus vaccine was discovered. The WHO expert said the government’s easing of blockade measures showed “a return to careful and calculated normal activities,” but warned that the crowds “more difficult”.