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October 5, 2020 Politics

Global coronavirus cases surpass 35 million

Global coronavirus cases surpass 35 million - Czech Points

Coronavirus cases have surpassed 35 million worldwide, according to Johns Hopkins University (JHU), which monitors the development of the pandemic globally. According to JHU, there were 34 million cases on October 1.

More than half of the cases are reported by the three worst-affected countries: the United States, India, and Brazil.

In terms of the total number of infections, the United States continues to be at the top of the imaginary list, outperforming India by about 900,000 confirmed diseases. Third, Brazil has registered a total of more than 4.9 million positive coronavirus tests since the spring.

The number of people infected has increased by an average of about 280,000 a day in recent weeks, so the number of cases is growing in less than four days. The world exceeded the limit of 30 million infected on September 17.

Several European countries, including the Czech Republic, have been facing a significant increase in new cases in recent weeks.

The world has also surpassed one million deaths due to complications of coronavirus. The United States again registers the most deaths, almost 210,000. Behind them is Brazil, with nearly 146,000 deaths. A third India has surpassed the 100,000 deaths associated with COVID-19.