February 3, 2023

Athens News

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Coronavirus: three million victims

The number of deaths from coronavirus in the world has exceeded 3 million, according to Forbes. According to Johns Hopkins University, 3,000,225 deaths were recorded as of 13:00.

The United States ranks first in terms of the number of deaths – 566,224. In second place is Brazil, with about 370,000 victims. About 3000 deaths are now registered there every day. In Mexico, 212,000 people have died from the coronavirus. Russia is in seventh place, during the period of the pandemic 105 193 people died in the country (according to Rosstat, 225 572). The top ten countries leading in mortality also included Great Britain, India, France, Italy, Spain, Germany (according to Johns Hopkins University).

The benefits of vaccination are most noticeable in Israel: 6 out of 10 citizens have already received at least one dose. Greatly affected by the pandemic, Great Britain (127,225 deaths) on Monday lifted the isolation, in which the country was in the regime for more than three months. More than 60% of people in the United Kingdom received their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine. But in India, the number of victims is growing rapidly, about 1000 people die there every day from COVID-19.

Bloomberg notes: the first million deaths from coronavirus were registered 8.5 months after the date of its discovery. In just 3.5 months, the number of victims increased by another million, and it took even less time to reach the mark of 3 million deaths – only 3 months …

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