The world’s death toll more than 64,000 because of Covid-19

Nurses sit outside Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in Brooklyn. Photo: REX / Shutterstock.
Nurses sit outside Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in Brooklyn. Photo: REX / Shutterstock.

Globally, the number of people infected with corona viruses has reached 1,196,553, of which 64,549 died, according to the latest update from Johns Hopkins University data.

Covid-19 has appeared in 205 countries and territories.

The number of cases and deaths recorded on 4/4 increased by 102,485 and 5,762, respectively. A total of 246,108 people have recovered, mostly in China.

The United States is home to the highest number of cases globally, with 305,820 cases, up 27,867 cases from the previous day. The country recorded an additional 1,139 deaths on April 3, bringing the total number of corona virus deaths to 8,291.

New York was the most heavily affected state with 113,704 cases, up 10,841, of which 3,565 died.

The total number of infections in Italy amounted to 124,632

The street is empty without people outside the Colosseum in Rome. Photo: AFP.
The street is empty without people outside the Colosseum in Rome. Photo: AFP.

Italy recorded 681 deaths from the corona virus on April 4, bringing the total death toll in the country to 15,362.

Newly updated deaths in Italy are less than 86 cases compared to April 3.

Meanwhile, an additional 2,886 new cases were recorded on April 4 – an increase of 546 cases from the previous day, bringing the total number of infections in Italy to 124,632.

An additional 1,238 recovery cases, the total number of patients recovered was 20,996.

The Italian Civil Protection Agency also reported that more than 70 people have been removed from intensive care in the past 24 hours, a record in the day since the outbreak.

On April 3, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte wrote to the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen, calling on the European Union (EU) to be more aggressive in the face of the urgency of the corona virus.

“European unity has not been shown and there is no time to waste anymore,” the letter of Mr. Conte emphasized – according to a publication in the daily La Repubblica. “It’s time to show more solidarity, courage and aspiration.”

The blockade in Italy could be extended until May 1 and “the second stage of living with the virus could begin in mid-May,” the Emergency Agency member Bruno Borrelli said on April 3.

The government officially extended the blockade of corona virus until Easter in mid-April, but Mr. Borrelli emphasized the importance of maintaining the most stringent implementation of compliance with blockade rules.

Deaths in France amount to 7,560

The French MP and his daughter perform on a balcony amidst the heat in Paris on April 3. Photo: Reuters.
The French MP and his daughter perform on a balcony amidst the heat in Paris on April 3. Photo: Reuters.

The total number of corona virus deaths in France has reached a new high on April 4 when the country’s government combined with previously not recorded deaths in nursing homes.

The French Ministry of Health reported 441 new deaths from Covid-19 in its hospitals on April 4, lower than the 588 cases recorded a day earlier, bringing the total number of deaths recorded in hospitals. to 5,532.

For the third day in a row, the French Ministry of Health has announced the number of deaths in nursing homes since the beginning of the epidemic in early March, previously not reported. This adds 2,028 deaths to the country’s total, reaching 7,560.

Newly added nursing home deaths account for one-third of all corona virus deaths in France.

“There has never been a pandemic like that before. People are obliged to follow the rules that restrict the translation. Now is not the time to relax,” French Health Minister Jerome Salomon said in a statement. Press Conference.

Mr Salomon said that cases of corona virus infection in hospitals had increased by 4,267 cases, bringing the total number of cases here to 68,605. This number increased by 7% but still less than the rate of 9% on 3/4.

Mr Salomon also said that the number of confirmed or suspected cases in nursing homes increased by 20% to 21,348. He did not give more details on these numbers.

Including cases in hospitals and nursing homes, France has a total of 89,953 suspected cases and confirmed positive. Epidemiologists say the number of infections in France is difficult to compare with other countries because these countries have more extensive testing policies.

A total of 6,838 cases of severe corona virus infection have to be in intensive care units (ICU), Mr. Salomon said. In the past 24 hours, 502 new cases have to go to ICU, up 3%, less than 641 cases on 3/4 and 729 cases on 2/4.

“Those slow rising numbers are good news but we want to reduce them. We still have more patients coming to ICU every day, which means more pressure on hospitals,” he said.

Germany adds 6,082 infections in a day

Robert Koch (RKI), the German disease control and prevention agency on April 4, announced 141 more deaths from coronga virus 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths nationwide to 1,158.

The country also recorded 85,778 cases, an increase of 6,082 cases compared to the previous day.

Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday that there was “a little hope” for Germany as the daily number of new cases and corona virus deaths slowed compared to a few days ago. However, the female leaders emphasized that it was too early to recognize the development trend of the disease and it was not time to relax the epidemic control measures.

Singapore recorded the highest number of infections in a day

Singapore’s Ministry of Health said it recorded 75 new cases on April 4, marking the largest increase in a single day to date.

Currently Singapore has a total of 1,189 cases and 6 deaths from Covid. The total number of recovery cases in this country to date is 282.


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