The cumulative number of COVID-19 cases has reached 198,778,175.
According to the world Health Organization (WHO), the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has reached 198,778,175 and 4,235,559 deaths as of 1730 central European time on Wednesday.
According to Johns Hopkins University on Sunday, the total number of COVID-19 cases in the world has reached 199,523,213. According to Worldometer, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the world was 20,193,901 as of 7:14 a.m. Thursday.
It took more than half a year from the beginning of the epidemic to the 10 million confirmed cases, and only half a year from the 100 million to the 200 million cumulative confirmed cases on January 27 this year.
The Americas: The NUMBER of new confirmed cases in the United States is approaching 100,000 in a single day
The United States recorded 98,461 new confirmed cases in a single day, bringing the cumulative number of confirmed cases to more than 35.2 million, and the cumulative death toll to more than 614,000, according to Johns Hopkins University on Wednesday.
According to the Associated Press, Florida’s governor on Wednesday strongly reiterated that he would not impose a mask ban or any commercial restrictions, while the number of hospitalized people in The state hit 11,515 for the third consecutive day, breaking last year’s record, as a mutant strain of The Delta virus spread exponentially. In the meantime, ABC news reported on Wednesday that the number of COVID-19 patients in the United States has reached nearly 56,000, the highest since February.
The number of new confirmed cases in Brazil rose to 32,316 Tuesday, bringing the total to 199,85,817 and the total number of deaths to 558,432, according to the Ministry of Health.
Brazil has stepped up efforts to develop its own vaccine against COVID-19, with the Brazilian vaccine developed at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro to be submitted to the health quality Watchdog this week for approval for phase I and ii human trials, Health Minister Jaime Keloga said on Tuesday. When the vaccine is introduced, it will greatly ease Brazil’s tight supply of COVID-19 vaccine. The federal government has so far distributed 180 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine, and about 130 million more will be distributed across the country in the next two months, Keloga added.
Argentina reported 14,850 new confirmed cases in 24 hours, bringing the total to more than 4.96 million and the cumulative death toll to more than 100,000, according to the health Ministry on Tuesday.
Europe: Many countries face a resurgence of COVID-19 in autumn and winter
The UK reported 21,691 new cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the total to more than 5.92 million, the highest since March 17, and 138 new deaths, bringing the total to nearly 130,000, the Department of Health said Tuesday.
British scientists have warned that the Novel coronavirus virus is highly likely to become one of the seasonal viruses that circulate every winter and could kill thousands of people in the UK each year for years to come, the Guardian reported. The outbreak eased off in the SUMMER, but researchers believe it could rebound in the autumn and a new wave in the winter. It’s likely to repeat itself for years to come.
France recorded 26,829 new confirmed cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the cumulative number of confirmed cases to nearly 6.18 million, and the cumulative death toll to more than 110,000, the health Ministry said On Tuesday. The number of severe cases in French hospitals has exceeded 1,000 last week and reached 1,331 on Wednesday. The number of patients in general wards has reached 7,974, up 688 in the past 24 hours and the highest since the end of May.
French health authorities believe that the new coronavirus has re-emerged in the country. In France, public and private healthcare workers in several cities plan to go on strike from August 4 to September 3 to oppose mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations and the introduction of “health passes,” according to a national strike notice issued by the Union-United union on Wednesday. France’s new health law stipulates that health workers who fail to complete vaccinations will be suspended without pay from September 15.
The number of new confirmed cases in Switzerland was 1,059 on Wednesday, according to the country’s health ministry. It is the first time in more than two months that the number of new confirmed cases in Switzerland has topped 1,000 in a single day. The rapid increase in new cases in Switzerland since the end of June is largely due to the rapid spread of the Delta strain among people who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19, the country’s health ministry said. Some three million people of eligible age in Switzerland have not yet been vaccinated, and health authorities have urged them to complete the vaccine within the next two months to avoid another outbreak this autumn and winter.
Asia: High number of new cases Many countries extend quarantine measures
Indonesia reported 33,900 new confirmed cases in a single day, bringing the country’s total to nearly 3.5 million, officials said Tuesday. The country reported 1,598 new deaths and 98,889 deaths. It is the eighth day in a row that the country has recorded more than 1,500 new deaths.
Indonesian officials said they would replace home quarantine with centralized quarantine to reduce the high death rate of COVID-19 patients and the daily death toll.
A total of 11,717 new confirmed cases were reported in Japan on Wednesday, including 3,709 in Tokyo, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 957,698 and 15,232 deaths, NHK reported On Monday.
In an effort to ease the pressure on the health care system, the Japanese government announced on Tuesday that only severe cases of COVID-19 or those at high risk of severe illness will be hospitalized, while those with mild or asymptomatic symptoms, pneumonia or breathing difficulties will be allowed to stay at home. The number of COVID-19 patients living at home in Tokyo has increased 12-fold in a month, the Tokyo Shimbun reported.
In a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Wednesday, The head of the Japan Medical Association called for a national emergency declaration and strong measures such as banning cross-county movement, as Japan faces its biggest crisis since the first wave of COVID-19 last year.
Nepal reported 2,448 new confirmed cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to more than 700,000, according to data released by the Country’s Ministry of Health and Population on Monday. To contain the outbreak, officials in the capital Kathmandu and elsewhere have decided to extend the current lockdown until August 11.
Cambodia reported 583 new COVID-19 cases, 658 of them cured and discharged, and 17 deaths, according to the Ministry of Health on Monday. Of the new confirmed cases, 426 were community-transmitted infections and 157 were imported. Up to now, 79,000 cases have been confirmed in Cambodia, 72,000 have been cured and 1,488 have died. Cambodia’s Ministry of Health said 42 of the newly reported cases were infected with a variant of the Delta virus.
Vietnam reported 8429 new confirmed cases in the past 24 hours, nearly 1000 more than the previous day, the health ministry said On Monday. Of the new domestic cases, ho Chi Minh City reported 2,173 and Hanoi City 97. Vietnam now has more than 170,000 cumulative confirmed cases.
Africa: South Africa’s health ministry has warned of a fourth wave of outbreaks
South Africa’s health ministry has warned that a fourth wave of COVID-19 could hit the country in two months, media reported on Wednesday, before the third wave peaked in some provinces. Experts at South Africa’s Health ministry said the country could see a new wave of outbreaks in October or November, given the interval between the first three waves. Based on the current situation, there may be many variables in the future outbreak in South Africa, and vigilance must be maintained.
The South African government is pressing ahead with its coronavirus vaccination campaign with plans to vaccinate 300,000 people a day, adding to the three million already vaccinated in the country.