More than 87 million 186 thousand inhabitants of the planet have become infected with the coronavirus COVID-19, follows from data from Johns Hopkins University. More than 735 thousand new infected were detected per day. The number of deaths reached 1 million 883 thousand.
The leaders in the number of cases of infection remain the United States (21.3 million), India (10.4 million), Brazil (7.9 million) and Russia (3.2 million). In total, cases of infection were registered in 191 countries.
The largest number of deaths was recorded in the USA (361 thousand), Brazil (198 thousand), India (150 thousand) and Mexico (129 thousand). Russia is in eighth place: almost 60 thousand people have died in the country.
For the third week in a row, more than 4 million new infections are registered worldwide in seven days. The number of new deaths over the past week increased by 3% and amounted to 76 thousand. Mass vaccination against coronavirus began in the world at the end of December.
About the fight against the virus – in the material “Kommersant” “Vaccine as a gift.”