August 2, 2021

The world reaches 10.32 million cases of COVID and 507,435 deaths

Global cases of COVID-19 today reached 10.32 million, while the deceased amounted to 507,435, according to figures from the World Health Organization (WHO).

In the last 24 hours, 163,000 new infections were registered, a slight decrease compared to the previous days, while the new deaths exceeded 3,900, a figure also somewhat lower than in previous days.

America, with 5.2 million infections, already accounts for almost half of world cases, followed by Europe with 2.69 million and the Middle East, which has already crossed the million-case barrier.

By country, the United States continues to lead the list of those with the highest number of cases, with more than 2.5 million, followed by Brazil, Russia and India, while Peru occupies sixth place, Chile seventh, Spain eighth and Mexico the eleventh.

However, the latter country occupies the seventh place in the number of deaths, with more than 27,000, while Peru occupies the eleventh place, exceeding 9,500, and the US tops the list with more than 126,000.

Data from national health authorities show that 5.8 million patients, more than half of the total, have already recovered from COVID-19, while close to 58,000, 1% of active cases (for months it was the 2% are in serious or critical condition.


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