Source: Dubai – Arabic.net
The death toll from the emerging corona virus in the world has risen to at least seventy thousand, about 75 percent of it in Europe, according to a census of “AFP” based on official sources until 11:00 GMT Monday.
The total recorded death toll was 70009, of which 50215 were in Europe, the continent most affected by the virus. Italy recorded the largest number of deaths, followed by Spain, the United States and France.
The death toll is back in Italy
In Italy, the daily death toll from Covid-19 has risen again. The Civil Protection Agency said that deaths from Covid-19 disease in Italy rose by 636 cases today, Monday, more than 100 deaths from the previous day, but the new cases of the new Corona virus causing the disease decreased sharply.
The total number of deaths in Italy since the outbreak of the disease on February 21 was 16,523, the highest death rate in the world.
The total number of confirmed cases of the disease in Italy has increased 3599 to 132547 cases, to record the lowest daily increase since March 17, and it revives hope that the disease may be in decline due to the general isolation measures that have been applied throughout the country since the ninth of March.
Also Monday, 22,837 patients were among the injured in Italy. There are 3,988 people in intensive care, down 79 from Sunday, the third daily decline in a row.
Closing extended in New York
In the United States, a Reuters statistic said that the number of deaths due to the new Corona virus exceeded ten thousand today, Monday.
Also Johns Hopkins University announced today, Monday, that the number of deaths from the emerging coronavirus in the United States has crossed the threshold of ten thousand.
The Baltimore-based university, which tracks the number of HIV infections and deaths in the United States, said the number of confirmed cases on US soil has reached at least 34,7003 and 10,335 deaths.
But the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced today that it had registered 330,891 cases of coronavirus in the United States and said the number of deaths had risen to 8,910.
Statistics of the American Centers for Injuries are until 4 pm EST local time on Sunday. The center numbers do not necessarily reflect the cases reported in each individual state.
For his part, New York Governor Andrew Como extended the comprehensive closure of the state, which is the epicenter of the outbreak of the Corona virus in the United States until the end of the month.
Como said the death rate from Covid-19 in New York had been “steady” two days ago, but announced that the closure of schools and non-essential businesses would be extended until April 29, stressing that “the current time is not appropriate for complacency.”
For its part, Turkey announced the registration of 75 new deaths from the Corona virus, bringing the total to 649 cases. The new confirmed cases increased to 3148, to reach 30,217 patients.
Deaths in Britain exceed 5,000
In Britain, 439 deaths were recorded during the past 24 hours, taking the total to 5373, while the number of injuries rose to 51,608.
In France, 833 new deaths were recorded in the Corona virus during the past 24 hours, bringing the death toll to 8911.
Also present in the resuscitation rooms across France 7072 infected with Corona virus.
In Spain, the death rate from the virus decreased for the fourth consecutive day, with 637 deaths recorded within 24 hours, while the number of HIV infections on Monday exceeded 135,000, and the daily infection rate in Germany is also running in the same way for the fourth day in a row.
According to data from the Robert Koch Institute of Infectious Diseases, the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Germany increased 3677 cases during the past twenty-four hours to 95,391 cases today, Monday, the fourth consecutive decline in the daily rate of infection with new cases.
The number of new cases was less than the number of cases reported on Sunday, amounting to 5936 cases. The number of deaths increased 92 to 1434.
In Switzerland, the public health agency announced today, Monday, that the death toll from the Corona virus in the country rose to 584 from 559 on Sunday. She added that the number of cases of the disease increased to 21,652 from 21,100 yesterday.
And the Dutch health authorities announced the increase in the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in the country by 5.3 percent, or 952 cases, to 18,803 cases, and that 101 others died of the disease. The Institute of Public Health said that the total number of deaths rose to 1,867.
Norway .. Corona is under control
For its part, Norway announced that the spread of the Coruna virus was under control in its territory, but warned that it was still too early to determine whether the restrictions imposed to contain it would be lifted.
The government reported that the number of new infections fell to 0.7%, compared to 2.5% in mid-March when measures such as banning sports and cultural events and closing all educational institutions began.
“This means that we have been able to control cases of infection with the emerging coronavirus,” Health Minister Bint Hui told reporters. But he added that it was still necessary to maintain rules to contain the spread of the virus.
As of Monday, Norway had 5755 confirmed cases of coronavirus and 59 deaths.
The number of deaths in Israel has risen to 55 as a result of infection with the Coronavirus, and the total number of people infected has reached 8,430, of whom 139 are in serious condition.
In Indonesia, the Ministry of Health announced today, Monday, that 218 new confirmed cases of newly infected Corona virus were recorded, in the largest daily increase since the first cases were announced in the country a month ago, bringing the total number of infections to 2491 cases. 11 deaths were recorded, bringing the total number of deaths to 209, while 192 people recovered.