The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus infection in the world has exceeded 36 million, having increased by more than 338 thousand in 24 hours. According to data from the World Health Organization (WHO) published on Thursday, the number of deaths increased by more than 5.5 thousand, approaching 1. 05 million
As of 4:24 Moscow time, 36,002,827 infected and 1,049,810 deaths were registered in the world. The number of infected people increased by 338,779 per day, the number of deaths increased by 5,514.
WHO statistics take into account only officially confirmed information on cases of infection and death provided by states.
In the Americas, 112,715 new cases of infection were detected per day. In second place is the European Region (96,996 cases), in third place in South-East Asia (89,674). In terms of the number of deaths per day, the North and South America also has a sad leadership (2 785). Southeast Asia is in second place (1,158), Europe is in third place (944).
Most of the infected were registered in the USA — 7,419,230, followed by India (6,835,655), Brazil (4,969,141), Russia (1,260,112), Colombia (869,808), Spain (835,901), Peru (832,468), Argentina (824 468), Mexico (769 558) and South Africa (683 242).