According to the balance sheet released by the French Press Agency (AFP) today, the covid-19 pandemic has caused at least 3,371,695 deaths worldwide since it began in late December 2019.
162,422,800 infections have been officially diagnosed worldwide, and there were 11,923 new deaths and 641,818 new cases on Saturday.
According to Agence France-Presse, most patients can recover from the covid-19 disease caused by SARS-CoV-2, but some of them still report some related symptoms for weeks or even months.
The French news agency clarified that these figures are based on the daily balance sheets provided by the health authorities of each country and do not include subsequent revisions made by statistical agencies in Russia, Spain and the United Kingdom.
In the latest report, the country with the highest number of deaths is India with 4,077 deaths, Brazil (2,087) and Colombia (530).
According to statistics from Johns Hopkins University, the United States is the most affected country in terms of deaths (585,708) and cases (32,924,303).
Second only to the United States, the most affected country is Brazil, with 434,715 deaths and 15,586,534 deaths; India, with 270,284 deaths and 24,684,077 deaths; Mexico, with 220,384 deaths, totaling 2,380,690; Britain, with 127,675 deaths (4,448,851) .
Among the worst-hit countries, Hungary had the highest number of deaths per capita, with 301 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants, followed by Bosnia (274), North Macedonia (249) and Montenegro (248).
As of today 10:00 GMT (Lisbon 11:00) today, there are 1,108,227 deaths and 52,181,723 deaths in Europe, 979,316 deaths (30,767,661) in Latin America and the Caribbean, and 610,608 deaths (34,246,152) in the United States and Canada ), 408,698 deaths in Asia (32,256,340), 137,691 deaths in the Middle East (8,239,184), 126,079 deaths in Africa (4,685,586) and 1,076 deaths in Oceania (46,162).
However, according to the French Press Agency, the number of confirmed cases only reflects a small part of the actual total number of infections, and a large proportion of uncited cases of lower severity or asymptomatic.
This assessment is based on data collected by the Agence France-Presse delegation from the competent national authorities and information from the World Health Organization (WHO).
According to Agence France-Presse, due to corrections made by the authorities or late notice, the increase in daily numbers may not be exactly the same as the data released the day before.