Global COVID-19 tally goes from 40m to 50m in just 21 days

Global COVID-19 tally

10 million new Covid-19 positive cases have been diagnosed worldwide within only 21 days making October the worst month of the pandemic that took the global tally from 40 million cases to directly 50 million in a few days.

The 30 million cases accelerated to 40 million cases within 32 days while 40 million cases have now changed into 50 million within only 21 days.

According to a Reuters tally, the United States has become the first country to report more than 100,000 daily cases while a surge in Europe contributed to the rise in world cases. While daily global positive cases being diagnosed are 540,000.

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More than 1.25 million people have died from a respiratory disease that emerged in China late last year. Europe, with about 12 million cases, is the worst-affected region, overtaking Latin America. Europe accounts for 24% of COVID-19 deaths.

The global second Covid-19 wave is testing healthcare systems across Europe and the tally is even getting higher, prompting Germany, France, and Britain to order many citizens back to their homes again.

According to the further report by Reuters analysis, the region is logging about 1 million new infections every three days or so that is 51 percent of the global total. Whereas, France is recording 54,440 cases a day on the latest seven-day average, a higher rate than India with a far bigger population.

The United States for being the worst-hit country, recording more than 100,000 daily coronavirus cases on the latest seven-day average that made the record of more than 130,000 cases on Saturday.

Reuter’s data analysis also shows that in Asia, India has the world’s second-highest caseload but has seen a steady slowdown since September, despite the start of the Hindu festival season. Total cases exceeded 8.5 million cases on Friday and the daily average is 46,200.

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