Coronavirus: More than 1.1 million deaths worldwide

The coronavirus pandemic has killed at least 1,105,691 worldwide since the WHO office in China reported the onset of the disease at the end of December, according to a report drawn up from official sources on Saturday at 3 p.m. . In Morocco, the contamination report shows this Friday, October 16 at 6 p.m., 167,148 confirmed cases of 138,989 healings and 2,853 deaths.

Hespress’s watch and monitoring platform,, details that Morocco now has 167,148 confirmed cases, 2,953 deaths (i.e. a mortality rate of 1.7%), 138,989 cures, 2,826. 340 cases excluded after negative laboratory tests (an increase of 20,103), and 25,341 cases under treatment, including 546 in serious condition.

Worldwide, more than 39,368,710 cases of infection have been officially diagnosed since the start of the epidemic, of which at least 27,117,500 are now considered cured. On Friday, 6,118 deaths and 403,629 new cases were identified worldwide. The countries that recorded the most new deaths in their latest reports are India with 837 new deaths, the United States (796) and Brazil (754).

The United States is the most affected country in terms of both deaths and cases, with 218,602 deaths for 8,050,385 cases, according to the Johns Hopkins University count. At least 3,197,539 people have been declared cured. After the United States, the countries most affected are Brazil with 153,214 deaths and 5,200,300 cases, India with 112,998 deaths (7,432,680 cases), Mexico with 85,704 deaths (841,661 cases) and the United Kingdom with 43,429 deaths (689,257 cases).

Among the hardest hit countries, Peru is the one with the highest number of deaths in relation to its population, with 102 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants, followed by Belgium (89), Bolivia (72), Spain (72). China (excluding the territories of Hong Kong and Macao) has officially counted a total of 85,659 cases (13 new between Friday and Saturday), including 4,634 deaths and 80,766 recoveries.

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Latin America and the Caribbean totaled 377,952 deaths for 10,402,140 cases on Saturday at 3 p.m., Europe 248,695 deaths (7,185,938 cases), the United States and Canada 228,323 deaths (8,243,966 cases), l Asia 157,980 deaths (9,595,343 cases), the Middle East 52,445 deaths (2,284,760 cases), Africa 39,293 deaths (1,623,444 cases), Oceania 1,003 deaths (33,126 cases).

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