The total number of coronavirus infected in the world by the morning of May 10 exceeded 4 million people. The pandemic spanned 187 countries. This is evidenced by the data of the Johns Hopkins University project published on the site.
According to the Hopkins project, 4,024,737 people are infected in the world. The increase in infected per day amounted to 85.9 thousand people. Over the entire period of the pandemic, 279,311 patients died, more than 1.37 million people recovered.
The United States (1.3 million people), Spain (223.5 thousand), Italy (218.2 thousand) and the United Kingdom (216.5 thousand) remain the most affected by SARS-CoV-2. Russia is in fifth place in terms of the number of infected people (198,676).
Most of all victims of infection are registered in the United States – 78 794 people. Moreover, in European countries, the leaders of the anti-rating mortality rate exceeds 10 percent.
In Russia, over the past day, 10 817 cases of infection were recorded. In total, over 31 thousand people recovered during the epidemic, 1,827 people died.
An outbreak of COVID-19 pneumonia caused by a new type of coronavirus was first reported in December 2019 in Wuhan. On March 11, WHO announced that the situation could be described as a pandemic.