Nearly one million new cases COVID-19 around the world, a record number since the beginning of the pandemic

This is the highest daily number of new cases recorded since the beginning of the pandemic

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The new incidents COVID-19 around the world yesterday amounted to 979.862, according to the count of the website Worldometers, at a time when experts report a particularly high transmissibility of the Omicron variant. This is the highest daily number of new cases recorded since the beginning of the pandemic.

The new death toll was 6.940, a number that still remains lower than the approximately 17.500 deaths recorded in one day in January 2021.

The number of people infected with the disease COVID-19 worldwide since the beginning of the pandemic on Sunday exceeded 278 million, while the death toll worldwide reached 5,4 million.

More than 249 million have recovered from the disease, while currently the active cases amount to 23,8 million, with 99,6% having mild symptoms and 0,4% being severe / critical. Of the closed cases, 98% have recovered and 2% have died.

Most cases yesterday, a total of 267.269, were recorded in the US, while the country counted 1.149 new deaths. In second place is the United Kingdom, where yesterday the new cases amounted to 119.789, while there were 147 new deaths. The third country in terms of number of cases yesterday is France with 91.608 cases and 179 new deaths, followed by Spain with 72.912 new cases and 82 new deaths and Italy with 44.595 new cases and 153 new deaths.

The countries with the most cases since the beginning of the pandemic are the USA with a total of 52,8 million cases and 834.455 deaths, India with 34,8 million cases and 479.133 deaths, Brazil with 22,2 million cases and 618.228 deaths, the United Kingdom with 11,8 million cases and 147.720 deaths and Russia with 10,3 million cases and 301.271 deaths.

(KYPE / THNE / AGK)