Source: Dubai – Arabic.Net, agencies
The total death toll from the outbreak of the new Corona virus has reached 338,128 people since the outbreak of the epidemic in China last December, according to a census of “AFP”, according to official sources until 11:00 GMT, today, Saturday.
52,182,260 injuries were recorded in 196 countries and regions, of whom at least 2016,300 cases recovered.
The statistics, based on data compiled by the offices of “France Press” from the local authorities in the world and from the World Health Organization, reflect only part of the actual number of injuries, probably. Many countries do not conduct tests to detect the virus except for people who show symptoms of the disease or serious conditions that require hospitalization.
The United States is the country most affected by the epidemic, with 96,007 deaths and 1,601,434 injuries recorded. And the authorities announced that 350135 were recovering.
After the United States, Britain is among the countries that the epidemic was heavily affected with 36,393 out of 254195 injuries, followed by Italy with 32,616 deaths from 228,658 injuries and Spain with 28628 deaths from 234824 injuries and France with 28,289 deaths and 182219 injuries.
China (excluding Hong Kong and Macao) has so far reported 4,634 deaths, 82,971 injuries and 78,258 cures.
Europe recorded a total of 17,215 deaths out of 1996,321 injuries, the United States and Canada 102,349 deaths out of 16,83914 injuries, Latin America and the Caribbean 37,671 deaths from 681 thousand injuries, Asia 13577 deaths from 418734 injuries, the Middle East 8,606 deaths from 325,655 injuries and Africa 3180 deaths from 104174 injuries And Oceania 130 deaths from 8463 injuries.
282 new deaths in Britain
The British government said today, Saturday, that the number of deaths due to confirmed infection with Covid-19 disease in the United Kingdom rose after the registration of 282 new deaths, to a total of 36,675 deaths.
Russia said, on Saturday, that it had recorded 9,434 new cases of the newly emerging coronavirus during the past 24 hours, which brought the total number of infections in the country to 335,882.
The Corona Virus Crisis Response Center in Russia reported 139 new deaths after registering 150 cases the previous day, bringing the total number of deaths to 3,388.
This comes as data from the Robert Koch Institute for Infectious Diseases in Germany showed, on Saturday, that the number of new confirmed cases of coronavirus increased by 638, bringing the total number of cases to 177850 cases. The data showed that the number of deaths due to the virus increased 42, bringing the total number of deaths to 8216.
In France, a decree published on Saturday allows the resumption of religious ceremonies that were prevented due to the outbreak of the new Corona virus, starting from the same day, while observing the rules of disease prevention, such as cleansing hands and wearing a protective mask.
This measure comes into effect after the decision of the Council of State, the highest administrative body in France, which on May 18 ordered the government to lift the “general and absolute” ban on gatherings in places of worship as part of limiting the spread of the new Corona virus. The State Council believed that this prohibition “constituted a serious and illegal violation” of freedom of worship.
In Pakistan, the medical authorities announced that the total number of coronavirus infections increased to 52,437 confirmed cases, of which 1101 deaths, while many similar cases of recovering reached 16,653 cases, as of Saturday morning, May 23, 2020.
According to government statistics, 34 deaths were recorded, in addition to 1743 cases of the virus during the past 24 hours.