The toll of deaths caused by the coronavirus globally has exceeded the threshold of 720 thousand, while the total number of infections has exceeded 19 million. This is what emerges from the counts of Johns Hopkins University.
Second wave in Spain and France
The second wave of the coronavirus epidemic continues in Spain: the Ministry of Health has announced 4,507 new cases of coronavirus, of which 1,895 have been detected in the last 24 hours. Madrid leads the ranking with 567 cases, followed by the Basque Country (403); however, Aragon is missing, the region among the most affected, which did not transmit its data due to “technical problems”. The number is up compared to yesterday and to around 3,000 at the beginning of the week.
The France has registered more than two thousand new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours. There are 383 patients in intensive care.
Use towards 5 million infections. Trump minimizes
The pandemic “is disappearing in the US”: he said so Donald Trump in a press conference at his residence in Bedminster, when the number of deaths in the United States is exceeding 161,000 (2,000 on Thursday alone) and infections are traveling towards five million. The US has long been in first place in the world ranking for the effects of the coronavirus.
In Colombia over 12 thousand dead
Colombia has surpassed 12,000 coronavirus deaths. The country ranks 12th in the world for absolute number of deaths. More than half of the deaths recorded during the day occurred in Bogota and in the Antioquia department.
Bolivia, risk of “explosive pandemic”
Bolivia at risk of entering an “explosive pandemic” that will be “difficult to control”, with an “excessive expansion” of infections and a higher death rate from Covid 19. This was reported by a spokesman for the country’s health ministry. , Virgilio Prieto, who also indicated that the country is approaching “the plateau of infections”, which could be reached in 120,000 and even 140,000, while now they are officially just over 86,000.
The punishment of Rwanda
Rwanda. The punishment inflicted by Kigali on dozens of people who did not comply with safety protocols: sitting in the stadium listening to the directives of the Ministry of Health, all night