US, NEW YORK (ORDO NEWS) — Global COVID19 deaths top 200,000, according to Johns Hopkins University.
The total number of deaths due to a new type of coronavirus in the world exceeded 200 thousand.
According to the latest data, at least 2 million 845 thousand people were infected in the world, and 7.05% of them died – about 200.5 thousand. The mark of 100 thousand dead was overcome on April 10, so this figure almost doubled For two weeks. At the same time, approximately every fourth infected person recovered – 737.4 thousand patients.
Most fatal cases were recorded in the United States, accounting for approximately one third of all cases in the world. 5.67% of infected people died there – 52.1 thousand people. Following is Italy, where 13.51% of cases died – 26 384 patients. Spain ranks third in the world, with 10.24% of those infected – 22 902 people.
An outbreak caused by the new coronavirus disease was recorded at the end of 2019 in Central China and spread to most countries. On March 11, the World Health Organization recognized it as a pandemic.
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