Covid-19 keeps the world in sanitary anxiety with a report of 604 thousand 978 new cases during the last 24 hours; While the number of deaths reached 8.114 this Saturday due to the virus, as reflected this Sunday in the balance published by the international news agency AFP.
The statistics also confirm that the countries with the highest number of deaths this Saturday were the United States with 1.279, Brazil (935) and Russia (793).
In general terms, from the beginning of the pandemic in December 2019 until 10:00 am this Sunday, there are more than 228.132.200 infections and at least 4.683.586 deaths.}
The United States also leads the list of accumulated figures as the country with the highest number of deaths from covid-19, reaching 673.474 deaths with 42.050.907 infections. In second place is Brazil, with 590.508 deaths and 21.230.325 cases; in third place, India, with 444.838 deaths (33.448.163 cases); followed by Mexico, with 271.303 deaths (3.564.694 cases) and Peru, with 198.976 deaths (2.166.419 cases).
It should be noted that Peru continues to register the highest mortality rate, with 603 deaths per 100.000 inhabitants, followed by Hungary (312), Bosnia (311), North Macedonia (309), Montenegro (293), and Bulgaria (287).
Meanwhile, Latin America and the Caribbean reach 1.472.258 deaths (44.388.097 infections); followed by Europe 1.286.786 (65.996.058), Asia 822.388 (52.777.094), United States and Canada 700.854 (43.620.909), Africa 205.762 (8.154.572), Middle East 193.593 (13.039.174), and Oceania 1.945 (156.298).
The AFP agency stressed that these figures do not include less serious or asymptomatic cases, due to how difficult it is to detect them. These general statistics have been compiled from the daily reports of the health authorities of each country and subsequently compared with the statistics of the World Health Organization (WHO).
Due to corrections by the authorities or late release of the data, the increase in the 24-hour released figures may not exactly match the previous day's numbers.