Deaths from Covid-19 exceed 5 million, almost the total population of Nuevo León

According to the latest balance sheets of the pandemic, the Covid-19 has caused in the world the death of over 5 million of people, which represents almost the total population of the state of New Lion, which has 5.9 million inhabitants, the population of Chiapas, with 5.5 million.

The pandemic the coronavirus has caused at least 5,012,784 deaths in the world since the office of the who in China reported the appearance of the disease in December 2019, according to a balance established by AFP this Wednesday, November 3, from official sources.

Since the beginning of the epidemic, more than 247 million 542 thousand people have contracted the disease. The vast majority of patients recover, but a still poorly evaluated part maintains symptoms for weeks or even months.

The figures are based on the reports communicated daily by the health authorities of each country and exclude the corrections made a posteriori by the different statistical agencies that conclude that the number of deaths is much more important.

Balance could be higher, estimates WHO

The WHO even estimates that if one takes into account the excess mortality linked to Covid-19Directly and indirectly, the balance of the pandemic could be two to three times higher than that officially registered.

A significant part of less severe or asymptomatic cases remains undetected despite the intensification of testing in many countries. This Tuesday, November 2, 8,367 new deaths and 433 thousand 415 infections.

The countries that registered the most deaths according to the latest official balances are the United States with 1,120, Russia (1,189) and Ukraine (720).

The amount of dead In the United States, it amounts to 748 thousand 621 with 46 million 171 thousand 230 infections.

After the US, the countries with the most fatalities are Brazil, with 608,071 deaths and 21,821,124 cases, India, with 459,191 deaths (34,308,140 cases), Mexico, with 288,733 deaths (3,811,793 cases) and Russia, with 242,060 dead (8,633,643 cases).

This Wednesday, and since the beginning of the epidemic, Latin America and the Caribbean added 1 million 522 thousand 161 deaths and 45 million 965 thousand 120 infections. This balance was made using data from national authorities collected by AFP offices and with information from the World Health Organization (WHO).

With AFP information


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