More than 155,000 deaths from Covid-19 have been registered worldwide, while the number of infected people amounted to 2.25 million.
Covid-19 deaths have exceeded 155,000 globally with nearly a quarter of them concentrated in the United States, where anti-blockade protests are spreading after President Donald Trump appears to turn on the lights. green for protesters.
The evidence is showing that social disintegration has helped slow down the pandemic after more than half of humanity – about 4.5 billion people, are put into the framework of an order at home.
Governments around the world are trying to determine when to relax the blockade that has had a significant impact on the global economy in the context of deaths from Covid-19, which is constantly increasing in hot spots. most severely affected by the pandemic.
Globally, the number of infections has reached 2.25 million, of which the United States accounts for nearly one-third.
New York governor Andrew Cuomo said on April 18 that the number of deaths in the state most heavily affected by the pandemic in the US recorded 540 deaths from corona virus in the past 24 hours, marking the day of the number of deaths. the lowest casualty since the beginning of April. Mr. Cuomo asserted at a regular news conference that “there was no time for division” after being attacked by President Donald Trump on Twitter.
The 62-year-old governor also emphasized the pandemic as “the biggest challenge since World War II” and the most turbulent time he had ever witnessed. He added that this is not the time for political calculations.
Deaths in Spain more than 20,000
The number of deaths from corona virus in Spain, one of the countries most affected by the pandemic, has exceeded 20,000 after 565 new cases have been recorded in the past 24 hours.
Specifically, the total number of deaths due to Covid-19 in Spain reached 20,043, as of April 18. The number of 565 new deaths recorded is lower than the 585 deaths from the previous day.
The total number of confirmed cases in Spain is 191,726, an increase of 3,658 cases compared to the previous day, the country’s Ministry of Health said.
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on April 18 that he would ask Congress for a third extension of a 15-day blockade to curb the outbreak, extending the blockade until May 9.
Hospital deaths in England more than 15,000
In the UK, the number of official Covid-19 deaths has reached 15,464, with 888 new cases recorded in the last 24 hours.
888 new deaths marked a slight increase from the previous day, when 847 deaths were reported. The day of the highest record of corona virus deaths in a foggy country so far came about a week ago when 980 cases were announced.
More than 19,000 deaths in France
France recorded 642 deaths from the corona virus on April 18, bringing the total death toll in the country to 19,323. France currently ranks fourth in the world in terms of deaths, after the US, Italy and Spain.
The Ministry of Health said the total number of patients in intensive care in France had dropped for the 10th day in a row, to 5,833 – the lowest level since March 31.