The pandemic of the new coronavirus accumulates more than 56.9 million cases worldwide after adding in the last 24 hours more than 650,000 infections and more than 11,000 deaths, setting a new record in the daily count of cases, according to the balance published this Friday by Johns Hopkins University.
Specifically, worldwide 650,433 new cases have been registered in the last day, while the global figure of deaths is 1,361,300. More than 36.56 million people have managed to overcome the disease worldwide.
In recent days, the United States has recorded the worst case data of the entire pandemic and counts more than 187,000 positive cases in this balance, its new daily maximum, bringing the total to 11.7 million infections. Fatalities from COVID-19 on U.S. soil total 252,555.
India, however, continues the downward trend in the rate of infection in recent weeks, although it already exceeds 9 million cases and accumulates 132,162 deaths. The Asian country is the one that has registered more recoveries to date, more than 8.42 million.
Brazil remains in third place in this classification, which is based on data from 190 countries and territories with cases of coronavirus. The South American giant has registered more than 5.98 million cases and 168,061 deaths.
In fourth position, France counts 2.13 million cases with 47,0201 fatalities, while Russia has 1.99 million people infected and 34,980 dead.
Spain is next, with more than 1.54 million cases and 42,291 deaths, ahead of the United Kingdom, which has 1.45 million people with coronavirus and 53,870 deaths. Argentina is the second country with more cases in Latin America, with 1.34 million infected, and accumulates 36,532 deaths from the disease.
Italy is also above the 1 million positive, with 1.3 million infections and 47,870 deaths; Colombia, with 1.22 million positive and 34,761 deaths; and Mexico, with 1.01 million positive and over 100,000 deaths (100,104).