(MENAFN) Brazil’s health ministry announced on Friday that the combined tally of patients who tested positive for the new coronavirus had increased to 5,200,300 after 30,914 more cases were registered over the past 24 hours.
The minister’s statement also revealed that the national death toll also increased during the period reaching 153,214, with an additional 754 related fatalities.
He added that the largest share of all the country’s cases were reported from the Brazilian capital Sao Paulo as it reported a total of 1,057,240 cases and 37,870 deaths, while Rio de Janeiro was in second place with 289,440 cases and 19,654 deaths.
Brazil has the third largest caseload in the world, after the United States and India, and the second highest number of deaths from the disease, after the United States.
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29 September 2020, 01:50 | Updated: September 29, 2020, 02:49
More than one million people have died worldwide after testing positive for the coronavirus, according to figures from Johns Hopkins University.
The grim milestone reached in the early hours of Tuesday morning went with the flow Covid-19 The death toll now stands at 1,000,555.
Of these, more than a fifth have occurred in the US – which has recorded 205,031 deaths – while in the UK the tally now stands at over 42,000.
The Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Center has been tracking the global death toll since the start of the pandemic, taking individual government and World Health Organization updates into account.
The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases worldwide now stands at over 33.2 million, with the US, India and Brazil accounting for more than half of all infections.
Figures from Worldometer, which also collects data on the coronavirus pandemic from governments and non-governmental organizations (NGOs), showed the one million mark was exceeded on Sunday.
UN Secretary General António Guterres called the reforms a “mind-numbing” and “painful milestone”.
“But we must not forget the life of each individual,” he said in a video message.
“They are fathers and mothers, wives and husbands, brothers and sisters, friends and colleagues. The pain multiplies with the savagery of this disease.”
Dr Howard Markel, from the University of Michigan, said: “It’s not just a number. It’s human. People we love.”
The medical history professor, who has been advising government officials about preventing the pandemic and losing his 84-year-old mother to Covid-19 in February, added: “This is our brother, our sister. That’s a person we know.
“And if you don’t have the human factor in front of you, it’s very easy to abstract it.”
Although the virus emerged in Wuhan, China, towards the end of last year, the Far East Asian country recorded only 4,739 deaths and 90,493 cases.
Since then, the coronavirus has gripped the planet, health care and economy with few exceptions – including leading and developing superpowers – with infections reported in more than 210 countries and territories since the pandemic began in December 2019.
Twelve countries have claimed to remain coronavirus-free across the pandemic: Kiribati, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, North Korea and Turkmenistan. However, the position of the last two countries on the list is widely considered dubious due to their highly closed and frequently censored regimes.
Another ten people may benefit from their geographically isolated position in the South Pacific Ocean, but all are still affected by the lack of tourism coming to their country.
A number of countries, including the UK, have invested millions of dollars, pounds or rubles into developing a vaccine for Covid-19, with Russia, in August, becoming the first country in the world to approve it.
The milestone comes after a significant increase in cases across Europe, sparking local lockdowns both here in the UK and abroad in countries such as France and Spain.
India currently has the world’s fastest infection rate and is chasing the US for the title of highest undesirable case count.
Meanwhile, thousands of sporting, cultural and musical events around the world, big or small, have all been affected by the pandemic.
Rio de Janeiro Carnival has been postponed for the first time in a century due to Brazil’s ongoing battle with Covid-19; in Japan, the 2020 Tokyo Olympics are moved to the next year; the annual Haj pilgrimage performed by Muslims around the world is significantly reduced in July; and here in England, Glastonbury was canceled on its 50th anniversary.
Rawalpindi : COVID-19, a disease caused by a coronavirus 2019 does not claim to life in the last 24 hours from the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi, while another 77 patients tested positive for diseases total number of patients has not yet been reported from the twin cities to 20677.
After a significant drop in the number of patients tested positive for the disease, there is at least the chances of introducing “smart” lock in certain areas of the County, as had been scheduled a week earlier. Last week, the smart lock was requested at least two sections, one in the Board area of VA and other cantonment in Rawalpindi region Board of quartering, although, according to the County health Department, currently there is no implementation plans lock in any area.
The number COVID-19 cases is constantly decreasing and is currently planned that should be put under lockdown, at least at the moment, said chief Executive officer (Health0 Rawalpindi Dr. Sohail Ahmed Chaudhary during a conversation with ‘the news’ on Saturday.
He added, however, that people should follow the proper precautionary measures before Eidul Azha and should restrict their movements to avoid the spread of coronavirus.
In the last 24 hours, the virus claims a life in Rawalpindi district, however, more than 22 patients were positive, taking the total number of confirmed patients of the disease from district to 5856, he said.
He said to date a total of 274 patients confirmed COVID-19 died of illness coronavirus in the area of 5,287 yet been recovered. On Saturday, a total of 206 confirmed patients of the disease was isolated in their homes, while 89 are undergoing treatment in medical institutions, he added.
He said as many as 6,600 people are still under quarantine in their homes in the district.
Meanwhile, 55 patients had a positive result on COVID-19 from Islamabad, capital territory in the last 24 hours, the total number of confirmed cases of the disease ICT 14,821 of which 12,139 patients recovered from the disease, while 162 were killed. Was 2520 active cases in the Federal capital on Saturday.
Manchester, VT. (WCAX) – more negative test results will be released after teams with Department of health Vermont test man tied to what looked like a splash in Manchester.
WCAX first told you about this a week ago, when 63 people a positive result during testing, the antigen is made in a Manchester medical center.
This kind of testing is attractive because of the fast results, but experts with the Department of health skeptical those tests that they may not be as accurate for the detection of the virus in people who do not show symptoms.
Now we know that 33 of the 63 people with a positive test for antigen were negative after PCR test COVID.
Two cases were confirmed positive.
The health Department says he was in contact with all but 7 of those 63 people. We said, do not have symptoms.
PCR was proposed in Manchester and Londonderry last week. 405 all the tests are negative.
The test result was positive on Wednesday morning, and he was mostly asymptomatic.
Coimbatore district collector K Rajamani has tested positive for coronavirus on Wednesday morning and was admitted to a private hospital for treatment.
The collector temperature rose Monday morning, and so he gave her swabs to test on Tuesday. After that, his test result was positive on Wednesday. The collector was placed in the medical center Kovai and hospital (kmch).
Clerk of the district health TNM confirmed that the collector is positive for coronavirus.
Official district medical Ramadurai Murugan said, “the collector visited the area of deterrence, to help planning, monitoring spread of the virus. He got a slight fever over the last few days and as it was in the cases of the coronavirus, he yesterday gave the test. It was positive this morning and admitted in a private hospital. It is largely asymptomatic until now”.
The collector was actively involved in the activities of the district administration to stop the proliferation of COVID-19. Collector conducts a sudden inspection of the protection zones within the district.
July 2, collector visited Selvapuram and Telugu street germasino and communicate with people. According reports34 people tested positive in the area of deterrence Selvapuram. Cluster Selvapuram out of gold prefabrication.
As of Tuesday night, Coimbatore was 188 new cases of coronavirus. Currently, the district has 1131 active cases of coronavirus. In Coimbatore, 1,480 people tested positive for coronavirus, of which 338 persons were discharged after recovery. The district reported one death from the outbreak of coronavirus.
In Tamil Nadu, 1,47,324 people have tested positive for the coronavirus so far. While the state performs more than 97 000 people, the state 47,912 active cases COVID-19.