The coronavirus pandemic has doubled this Saturday the threshold of three million deaths and 140 million infections worldwide since the declaration of the crisis, as confirmed by Johns Hopkins University in the latest update of its balance sheet of this Saturday.
The balance has exceeded the threshold around 9:00 this Saturday, with 3,001,068 registered deaths and 140,010,233 infections after registering 854,855 cases and 12,900 deaths in the last hours, both upward trends comparable to those registered at the beginning of the year . An approximate total of 79.7 million people have recovered from the disease
The pandemic took eight and a half months to reach one million deaths after the first confirmed death in China , and only three and a half months to exceed the second million, on January 15. This new threshold has been crossed only three months after the previous one.
The United States continues as the most affected country in total figures, with some 31.5 million cases and more than 566,000 deaths. Behind are India , with approximately 14.5 million cases and more than 175,000 deaths, and Brazil, with more than 13.8 million infections and more than 368,000 deaths.
For its part, Mexico is the third country in number of deaths , with more than 211,000 deaths, although it is in fourteenth place in number of infections globally.
France is the only country that currently has between five and six million cases , while Russia, the United Kingdom and Turkey are over four million cases. Likewise, Italy , Spain and Germany have confirmed between three and four million.
In the range between two and three million are Poland , Argentina , Colombia , Mexico and Iran and between one million and two million infections include Ukraine , Peru , Czech Republic , Indonesia , South Africa , the Netherlands , Canada , Chile and Romania .
For their part, Iraq , Belgium , the Philippines , Sweden , Israel , Portugal , Pakistan , Hungary , Bangladesh , Jordan , Serbia , Switzerland , Austria , Japan , Lebanon and Morocco are between half a million and a million cases .
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia have confirmed between 400,000 and 500,000 infections , while Bulgaria , Slovakia , Malaysia , Panama , Ecuador , Belarus , Kazakhstan , Greece and Croatia have detected between 300,000 and 400,000 cases.
On the other hand, in the range between 200,000 and 300,000 cases are Azerbaijan , Georgia , Bolivia , Nepal , Tunisia , Occupied Palestinian Territories , Dominican Republic , Kuwait , Paraguay , Moldova, Ireland , Denmark , Ethiopia , Lithuania , Slovenia , Costa Rica , Egypt , Guatemala and Armenia .
Finally, in the group between 100,000 and 200,000 infections are Honduras , Qatar , Bosnia and Herzegovina , Venezuela , Oman, Libya , Nigeria , Bahrain , Uruguay , Kenya , North Macedonia , Burma , Albania , Algeria , Estonia , Korea of the South , Latvia , Norway , China and Kosovo .
China, the country where the pandemic originated, has 102,167 infected and 4,845 fatalities, as the university’s balance sheet concludes.