The number of people infected with Covid-19 in the world has been confirmed to increase the fastest ever with an average of 100,000 cases per day.
According to statistics from Johns Hopkins University, in April, the number of new cases of Covid-19 has never exceeded 100,000 cases per day, but since May 21, there have been only five days below the 100,000 mark. shift. The number of new Covid-19 cases worldwide was a record 130,400 cases on June 3.
The increase in new cases is partly attributed to countries having increased testing capacity, but in many countries, testing capacity is limited and has yet to reflect the scale of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The number of new cases of Covid-19 in many countries that were once epidemic centers such as China, the United States, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain and France began to slow down. Meanwhile, in many countries, especially in South America, the Middle East and Africa, the outbreak continued to intensify.
In Libya, Iraq, Uganda, Mozambique and Haiti, the data shows that the number of Covid-19 cases doubles every week. In Brazil, India, Chile, Colombia and South Africa, the number of Covid-19 cases doubled every 2 weeks.
The United States is still the country with the most people infected and died of Covid-19 in the world with nearly 2 million cases, of which nearly 112,000 deaths. Brazil is the second largest epidemic with nearly 650,000 cases of Covid-19, of which more than 35,000 have died.
Some countries assessed to have well controlled the first wave of infection of Covid-19 such as Korea, Germany, and China are facing the risk of the second wave when new clusters of infections appear.
As of June 6, the world recorded nearly 7 million cases of Covid-19, of which nearly 400,000 died and more than 3.3 million recovered.
Countries are speeding up the race for vaccine development. At the UK-based Global Vaccine Summit 2020 on June 4, it raised $ 8.8 billion from 32 governments and 12 funds, companies and organizations worldwide. This money is used to research and develop vaccines to prevent diseases in the 2021-2025 period, and to help the world respond to the Covid-19 pandemic.