Wednesday 19 August 2020
Johns Hopkins University of America announced that countries of the world have recorded more than 22 million cases of the emerging coronavirus.
The university said – in a statement reported by the American “CNN” network today, Wednesday – that about 800 thousand deaths were recorded around the world as a result of infection with the virus.
According to the statistics of the American University, the total number of people infected with the virus around the world reached 22 million 54 thousand and 300 cases, while the death toll reached 779 thousand and 443 cases.
It is noteworthy that the new Corona virus (Covid-19) appeared in late December 2019 in the Chinese city of “Wuhan” in a market for selling wild animals, and then spread quickly with a massive movement of citizens to spend the Lunar New Year holiday last January.