Global Infections Surpass 16 Million – United States Account for a Quarter of Total Cases

by Tiago Decker

The global surge in infections has reached to peak in many parts of the world. No country in the world has taken a hit from the current pandemic in financial and infection/death ratio as the United States has. Global infections passed 16.05 million cases on Sunday, according to data compiled by John Hopkins University as the death counter for global deaths was tagged as 644,662 deaths. The United States continues to see record surge of cases in terms of fatalities and surge in cases with the country registering 1,000 deaths everyday for the past four days.

The total death for the United States as expected stands at the highest at 146,463. Brazil follows United States in terms of infections standing at 2,394,513 followed by India standing at 1,385,635. Russia stands at the fourth place standing at 811,073 infections. Brazil also reports the highest death counts after United States standing at 86,449 followed by the United Kingdom at 45,823. Mexico stands at third reporting 42,645 deaths and Italy reports 35,103 deaths standing at the fifth place.

India has seen a pretty steady rise in infections and deaths as the country reported more than 45,000 infections on Saturday. India also reports 32,060 deaths followed by France standing at 30,195 deaths. In the United States, New York remains the worst hit state as the latter reports 32,608 deaths. However, Florida recently passed New York’s case count by tagging at 414,511 cases at the last count. California however leads the states with total cases standing at 440,000. New York currently tags as the third most hit country in terms of total infections.

Texas reported 138 new deaths on Friday which was a rise of 29% compared to data collected from last week. Florida reported an average of 121 daily deaths, a near 21% increase compared to data collected from last week.

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https://www.cnbc.com/2020/07/26/global-coronavirus-cases-top-16-million.html

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