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The total number of people infected with coronavirus in the world by the morning of may 22 reached over 5 million people. The pandemic has covered 188 countries. This is evidenced by data project at Johns Hopkins University, published on the website.
According to Hopkins, the world’s infected 102 5 424. Growth contracted for a day has made more than 100 thousand people. For the entire period of the pandemic died 332 924 of the patient, more of 1.94 million recovered.
Most affected by SARS-CoV-2 countries — USA (1.57 million infected) and Russia (to 317.5 thousand). On the third line of the rating by the number of infected people has been Brazil (310 thousand). In fourth place — the Kingdom (252,2 thousand), the top five Spain (233 thousand).
Most of the victims of the infection was in the United States — 94 702 persons. While in European countries the leaders of the rating, the mortality rate exceeds 10 percent.
In Russia in recent days revealed 8926 infections. Total in the country during the epidemic recorded 317 554 cases of infection with coronavirus. Recovered more than 92 thousand people, 3099 patients died. Since the beginning of the epidemic in the country was made more than 7.3 million tests for coronavirus.
Outbreak of pneumonia COVID-19 caused by a new type of coronavirus, was first recorded in December 2019 in Wuhan. On 11 March, the who announced that the situation can be characterized as a pandemic.
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