Media said the number of confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia worldwide was 5 million, an increase of 1 million in the past 11 days. The Director-General of the World Health Organization warned on Wednesday that “the pandemic of the new crown is far from over.” The number of confirmed cases worldwide increased from 4 million to 5 million in about 11 days, Singapore’s Union Morning Post reported on May 21.
Original title: More than 5 million new global crown-confirmed cases Tandesser says the pandemic is “far from over”Source:News Com
The cumulative number of confirmed cases in the United States and Russia now exceeds 300,000, and in Brazil, the United Kingdom, Spain and Italy more than 200,000. In addition, France, Germany, Turkey, Iran, India and Peru have all confirmed more than 100,000 cases.
LONDON, May 20 (Reuters) – More than 5 million new cases of pneumonia have been reported worldwide, with Latin America surpassing the United States and Europe in the past week as the world’s largest single-day number of new cases.
Reported that this marks the spread of the new coronavirus has entered a new stage.
Brazil recently overtook Germany, France and the United Kingdom to become the world’s third-largest affecting country after the United States and Russia, the report said. Currently, Brazil’s cases are growing at a rate second only to that of the United States.
In less than six months, more than 5 million people have been infected with the new coronavirus, more than the total number of people infected with the severe flu each year, according to the World Health Organization, which estimates that between 3 and 5 million people worldwide get severe flu each year.
The director-general of the World Health Organization warned on Wednesday that the new coronaworld epidemic was far from over, given the largest single-day increase in the number of confirmed cases in a single day world, the BBC website reported on May 21.
In the past 24 hours, 106,000 new confirmed cases have been reported worldwide, WHO said.
WHO Director-General Tan Desai said he was particularly concerned about the growth of confirmed cases in low- and middle-income countries.
“In the past 24 hours, countries have reported 106,000 new cases to WHO, the highest number of new cases in a single day since the outbreak,” Tandesser said at a news conference Tuesday. “
“Almost two-thirds of the new cases come from just four countries,” he said. “
Tandeser warned that the world “has a long way to go” “in the face of this pandemic”.
According to EFE Brasilia on May 20, the Brazilian government released data on the 20th, the past 24 hours, Brazil’s new crown pneumonia deaths 888 cases, the cumulative number of deaths rose to more than 18,000, a single day of new confirmed cases also reached a new high, reaching nearly 20,000 cases.
Reported that Brazil has undoubtedly been Latin America’s new crown outbreak of the “earthquake epicenter.” After becoming the third most new coronavirus infection in the world, the country announced on the 19th of the first single-day death toll broke thousands, further the focus of the global health crisis.
Brazil’s health department said that as of the 20th, Brazil’s new coronary pneumonia recovery cases more than 116,000 cases, accounting for about 40% of the cumulative confirmed cases.