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The number of people infected with coronavirus in the world since the beginning of the pandemic exceeded 20 million, according to the portal Worldometers.
Monday morning on the planet infected 20 023 016 people. The number of victims exceeded thousands of 733. Recovered 12 897 813 person.
However, according to project of Johns Hopkins University, the number of infected is only approaching 20 million and is 19 778 566. The countries with the highest incidence are the United States (5 044 435), Brazil (3 035 422) and India (2 010 153). Also in the top five include Russia (885 718) and South Africa (559 859).
The number of cases increased by a million in less than three days. On the morning of 7 August, the number of infections passed through the mark of 19 million. A week earlier, on August 2, the number of people infected with coronavirus in the world was just over 18 million.
On 9 August the number of cases of infection with coronavirus in the United States exceeded five million. In Brazil, declared mourning for 100 to thousands of victims of coronavirus.
The President of the United States Donald trump predicted the possible emergence of a vaccine against the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 already for the presidential elections, scheduled for November 3 this year. This statement was made in interview to the head of US journalist Geraldo Rivera broadcast his broadcast. In response to a question, trump said that the vaccine may appear much earlier than in the end of the year.
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