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The total number of people infected with coronavirus in the world by the morning of may 23, exceeded 5.2 million people. The pandemic has covered 188 countries. This is evidenced by data project at Johns Hopkins University, published on the website.
For project information in the world infected 5 211 172. Growth contracted for the day amounted to 108,7 thousand people. For the entire period of the pandemic died 338 183 patients, of 2.05 million recovered.
Most affected by SARS-CoV-2 country USA (1.6 million infected). The second line of the rating rose Brazil (330,8 thousand people), ahead of Russia (326,4 thousand). Also in the top five remained the UK (255,5 thousand) and Spain (234,8 thousand)
Most of the victims of the infection was in the United States — 96 007 people. While in European countries the leaders of the rating, the mortality rate exceeds 10 percent.
In Russia in recent days revealed 8894 infected. Total in the country during the epidemic recorded 326 448
cases of infection with coronavirus. Recovered more than 99 thousand people, 3249 patients died. Since the beginning of the epidemic in the country was made more than 8.1 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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