According to Johns Hopkins University, more than 22 thousand people died from complications caused by infection
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The number of cases of coronavirus infection with COVID-19 worldwide exceeded 500 thousand people, according to Johns Hopkins University. They are based on information provided by the health systems of different countries.
As of 9:20 p.m. Moscow time, the total number of confirmed cases was 510,108. China ranks first in the number of infected cases, with 81.7 thousand cases detected. Following is Italy, where the number of cases exceeded 80.5 thousand. The USA took third place – 75.2 thousand.
According to the university, the mark of 200 thousand infected was exceeded on March 18, and 400 thousand – on March 24.
22,993 people died from the effects of the infection. Most of the victims recorded in Italy (8.1 thousand). During the day, according to Corrierre della Sera, 712 people died in the country, Lombardy suffered more than other areas from the coronavirus. Spain ranks second in the number of pandemic victims, with more than 4.1 thousand people dead, and China (3.1 thousand) third.