World Covid-19: the deaths multiply in the United Kingdom

05:30  14 january  2021
05:30  14 january  2021 Source:   france24.com

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Covid-19 : les morts se multiplient au Royaume-Uni © Pixabay Covid-19: the deaths multiply in the United Kingdom The United Kingdom bursts into the top three of the countries most bereaved by the Covid-19, with 1,243 deaths this Tuesday!

United Kingdom is definitely paying a heavy price for the Covid-19 crisis ! While it has made, in the world, at least 1,963,557 deaths for a year, for more than 91,574,350 cases of infection officially diagnosed, on the day of Tuesday, 17,623 new deaths and 737,900 new cases were identified , and the United Kingdom dislodges Germany from the top three of the most bereaved countries. The countries that have recorded the most new deaths in their latest reports are now the United States with 4,473 new deaths, Mexico (1,314) and United Kingdom (1,243).

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The United States is the most affected country in terms of both deaths and cases, with 380,821 deaths for 22,848,706 cases, according to the count from Johns Hopkins University. After the United States, the countries most affected are Brazil with 204,690 deaths and 8,195,637 cases, India with 151,569 deaths (10,496,367 cases), Mexico with 135,682 deaths (1,556,028 cases) and the United Kingdom with 83,203 deaths (3,164,051 cases). Among the hardest hit countries, Belgium is the one with the highest number of deaths in relation to its population, with 174 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants, followed by Slovenia (147), Bosnia (133), Italy (132), the Czech Republic (128).

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Europe totaled Wednesday at 11:00 GMT 633,955 deaths for 29,488,840 cases, the Latin America and the Caribbean 535,974 deaths (16,727,673 cases), the United States and Canada 398,002 deaths (23,521,833 cases), Asia 227,491 deaths (14,418,119 cases), the Middle East 92,648 deaths (4,276 704 cases), Africa 74,542 deaths (3,109,781 cases), and Oceania 945 deaths (31,402 cases).

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Since the start of the pandemic, the number of tests carried out has increased significantly and screening and tracing techniques have improved, leading to an increase in contamination declared. The number of cases diagnosed, however, only reflects a fraction of the actual total of contaminations, with a significant proportion of the less serious or asymptomatic cases still remaining undetected.

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