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September 25, 2020 Politics

Global coronavirus cases pass 32 million

Global coronavirus cases pass 32 million - Czech Points

Over 32 million coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, first discovered in China at the end of the year, has already been confirmed worldwide. Nine hundred eighty thousand people worldwide have died of the disease COVID-19 caused by the coronavirus, according to the latest data from the American Johns Hopkins University (JHU).

The United States has the highest number of infections (6.9 million) and deaths (over 202,000). The second is with 5.7 million cases recorded since the beginning of the Indian pandemic and the third with 4.6 million in Brazil. In terms of the number of deaths with COVID-19, Brazil is the second-most populous country in the world after 139,000 (139,000), followed by India (91,100 registered deaths).

In Europe, the most infected was confirmed in Russia (1.1 million), followed by Spain (over 700,000). Britain has the most deaths (almost 42,000), followed by Italy (35,800).

In the Czech Republic, SARS-CoV-2 has been confirmed in more than 56,000 people, and 567 people have died.