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Corona around the world: Russia is the top in daily cases, the United States in deaths

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  • 18 March, 2023 11:57:42

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Health Desk:Even after two and a half years of the pandemic, the deadly respiratory disease Corona continues to cause daily infections and deaths around the world. However, compared to the first two years, i.e., 2020 and 21, the rate of infection and death has decreased this year. On Friday, the United States was at the top of the world's daily deaths from Corona, while the highest number of people were infected in Russia. This information has been revealed by the website Worldometers, which publishes the updated number of cases, deaths and health since the beginning of the epidemic. In addition, 1 lakh 701 people have been identified as corona positive in the world and 700 people have died due to covid-related illnesses. Besides, 1 lakh 25 thousand 986 people have recovered from Corona on this day. According to Worldometers chart, 179 people died of covid-related illnesses in the United States on Friday and 10,922 people were identified as corona positive.

On the other hand, Russia is at the top with 13 thousand 9 new infected patients on the same day. In addition, 38 people died of corona in the country on this day. Apart from the United States and Russia, the other countries in the world that saw a high rate of death and infection on Friday are - Germany (119 dead, 7 thousand 680 new cases), Japan (57 dead, new Infected 7 thousand 715 people), Taiwan (37 dead, new infected 9 thousand 62 people) and Spain (dead 36 people, newly infected 671 people). The number of active corona patients in the world is 2 crore 2 lakh 62 thousand 624 people. Among these patients, 2 crore 2 lakh 21 thousand 853 people are carrying mild symptoms of corona and 40 thousand 211 people are in serious condition. In December 2019, the world's first corona patient was detected in the city of Wuhan, Hubei Province, China.

The first death from Corona also happened in China. Then this deadly virus started spreading in different countries of the world very fast. To deal with the situation, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a global emergency on January 20, 2020. But as the situation did not improve, WHO finally declared Corona as an epidemic on March 11 of that year. According to the information of various international organizations, since the beginning of the epidemic, a total of 6823 million 57 thousand 849 people have been infected with the corona virus in the world and a total of 68 million 18 thousand 649 people have died of this disease. In addition, in the last three years, people have recovered after being infected with the corona virus. Total 65 crore 52 lakh 77 thousand 136 people.



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