The number of new infections with the new Coronavirus (Covid-19) is approaching 35 million people in the world. At a time when the death toll in India has crossed the 100,000 mark, Madrid has entered a strict lockdown in an attempt to curb the spread of the virus.
According to the World Meter website, which specializes in monitoring all numbers and statistics related to the Corona virus in the countries of the world, the number of infected people has reached 34 million and 831 thousand and 366 infected.
The figures indicate that the number of deaths from the virus amounted to one million and 33 thousand and 238, while the number of people recovering from it reached 25 million and 895 thousand and 824 cases.
The United States leads the number of injured, with 7 million 549,323 injured, while the death figures reached 213,524.
Since yesterday, the United States has lived on the impact of news about US President Donald Trump’s infection with the Corona virus.
In the latest developments, the White House announced that Trump will remain in charge of his work, and that he showed slight symptoms after it was confirmed that he and his wife Melania were infected with the Corona virus, and he was also transferred to a military hospital as a precaution.
Numbers and connotations
In India, the second country in the number of injuries in the world, 6 million 473 thousand and 544 injured were recorded, after an estimated increase of 79 thousand and 476 cases.
The number of deaths in it exceeded the threshold of 100 thousand, reaching specifically 100 thousand and 875 deaths, thus India becomes the third country in the world – after the United States and Brazil – to exceed this dark mark, at a time when there are no indications of the epidemic receding.
India currently has the highest daily HIV infection rate in the world.
And in third place in the world, Brazil came with 4 million and 882 thousand and 231 injuries, while the death figures reached 145,431 deaths, thus placing it in second place in the world.
This comes while the Mexican Ministry of Health announced yesterday that 4,775 new cases of coronavirus were recorded, and 414 deaths during the last 24 hours.
The ministry data indicated that the total number of people infected with the virus since the start of the epidemic in the country reached 753,90 people, while the death toll reached 78,492 cases.
Toll and procedures
Mexico has recorded the fourth largest death toll from the Corona virus in the world after the United States, Brazil and India, in addition to being the eighth largest death toll in the world.
It should be noted that Latin America is still the region most affected by the Corona virus in the world.
In Europe, Madrid entered a strict lockdown late on Friday, despite a legal challenge from the regional government, after cases of coronavirus infection soared in the Spanish capital.
And the new rules, which prevent citizens from leaving or entering the city and 9 other areas in the capital, Madrid, without a good reason, came into effect at 10:00 on Friday evening (20:00 GMT), after an order from the central government.
The new restrictions, affecting about 6.6 million people, are set to last for two weeks.
The Madrid region recorded 647 cases of Coronavirus per 100,000 people during the past two weeks, including 234 cases per 100,000 people during the past week.
Stone and anxiety
In the Arab world, Tunisian President Kais Said ordered the conduct of military patrols alongside the internal security forces, in the areas where a curfew was announced, against the background of the return of Coronavirus infections.
On Thursday, the states of Sousse and Monastir (east) decided to impose a night-time curfew to limit the spread of Corona.
Tunisia is witnessing an escalation in Corona injuries, especially in some states, including Sousse and Monastir. Yesterday, Friday, Tunisia recorded 6 deaths and 1,308 cases of the virus, bringing the total number of infections to 19,721, including 271 deaths.
In Egypt, the Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population announced – Friday – 149 cases and 10 new deaths from the Corona virus.
The ministry stated on its official account on Facebook, that the total number of infections that were recorded due to the virus in Egypt until Friday amounted to 103,466 cases, while the total number of deaths reached 5,956 deaths.
On the other hand, the Mauritanian Ministry of Health announced on Friday evening that it had recorded one death and 6 new infections in Corona, in addition to 25 cases of recovery.
The ministry said – in a statement – that the number of injuries reached 7,511, including 162 deaths and 7,163 recoveries.
In turn, the Lebanese Ministry of Health announced the registration of 1291 new infections and 12 deaths within 24 hours across the country.
The total number of injuries in Lebanon reached 42,173 cases, while the deaths reached 386 cases.