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The total number of people infected with coronavirus in the world by the morning of may 26 is approaching 5.5 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 5 495 061 people. The increase in the number of people infected per day amounted to 87.3 thousand. For the entire period of the pandemic died 346 232 patients, of 2.23 million people has recovered.
Most affected by SARS-CoV-2 country USA (1.66 million infected). On the second line fixed to Brazil (374,8 thousand people), Russia (353,4 thousand) was in third place ranking. Also in the top five remained the UK (262,5 thousand) and Spain (235,4 thousands).
Most of the victims of the infection was in the United States — 98 220 people. While in European countries the leaders of the rating, the mortality rate exceeds 10 percent.
In Russia in recent days revealed 8946 infected. Total in the country during the epidemic recorded 353 427 cases of infection with coronavirus. Recovered more than 118 thousand people, 3633 patient died. Since the beginning of the epidemic in the country was made more than 8.9 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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