The coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19) has killed at least 1,121,574 worldwide on Tuesday, October 20 since the WHO office in China reported the onset of the disease at the end of December, according to a report established by Johns Hopkins University. More than 40.6 million cases of infection have been diagnosed (40,632 10) since the start of the epidemic and 27,767,889 remissions.
The Covid-19 continues to accelerate, particularly in Europe. Faced with the peak, European countries are increasing restrictions to curb the spread of the disease. After Wales, Ireland announced a total reconfinement of its population on Monday evening. Globally, the United States remains the most affected country with nearly followed by Brazil, India, Mexico and the United Kingdom.
Morocco recorded during the 24 hours from Monday 6 p.m. to Tuesday 6 p.m., 3,254 new confirmed cases of coronavirus, 2,417 new healings and 51 deaths, said the health ministry during its daily press briefing. Hespress’s watch and monitoring platform, covid.hespress.com/fr, details that Morocco now has 179,003 confirmed cases, 3,027 deaths (i.e. a mortality rate of 1.69%), 148,838 healings , 2,905,525 cases excluded after negative laboratory tests (an increase in 20055), and 27,138 cases under treatment, including 592 in serious condition (58 under intubation).
In Africa the coronavirus is spreading and progressing stealthily. Africa CDC reveals in its data this Tuesday, 2020, 1,656,281 cases of infections, 39,946 and 1,364,397 remissions on the continent. South Africa is the cradle of the pandemic on the African continent the number of confirmed cases is 705,254 (+1,461) and 18,492 (+21) dead. It is followed by Morocco 173,003 (+3254) confirmed cases and 3,027 deaths (+51), Egypt, 105,547 (+119) cases and 6,130 (+10) deaths. Ethiopia is next (90,490 cases and 1,371 deaths from Nigeria 61,558 cases and 1,125 deaths, Algeria 54,829 cases and 1,873 deaths and Ghana 47,372 and 310 deaths.
France deplores 262 deaths from the coronavirus and 20,468 new contaminations in 24 hours. The death toll now stands at 33,909 deaths since the start of the epidemic, for a total of 973,068 confirmed cases of contamination. Italy has 434,449 (+10,874) cases and 36,705 (+89) deaths. In the United Kingdom, this Tuesday, October 20, 2020, there are 765,484 (+21,331) confirmed cases and 44,057 (+241) dead in total. Spain has 988,322 (+5,314) confirmed cases and 34,210 deaths (+218 deaths). Russia reports 1,431,635 (+16,319) confirmed cases and 24,635 (+269) dead on Tuesday. Germany currently has 376,451 (+6,829) recorded cases and 9,932 deaths (+ 31). Romania today counted 3,400 new contaminations in 24 hours for a total of 186,254 cases and 5,996 (+65) deaths due to Covid-19.
In the United States, the first country most affected and the most bruised, 443 deaths were added on Monday to make a macabre total of 220,806 deaths while the number of new cases rose to 60,706 contaminations, the country has 8,258,568 cases of infections. In Brazil the number of daily deaths rose from 230 Monday to 271 on Tuesday, making a total of 154,176 deaths. The country has 5,250,727 contaminations and has so far recorded 15,383 new cases in 24 hours. Peru has 870,876 (+ 5,327) cases of contamination and 33,820 (+114) deaths. Mexico has 854,926 (+ 5,264) cases and 86,338 (+277) deaths, this figure would be underestimated. Chile, has 494,478 recorded cases (+1099) and counts 13,702 (+26) dead in total, Argentina joined the club of the Happy few having exceeded the million mark and became the fifth most affected country with 1,002,662 cases and 26,716 deaths and Colombia 965,883 cases and 29,102 deaths.
In India, the second most populous country in the world with 1.3 billion people, 115,252 deaths (+ 607) have been recorded, according to the Ministry of Health, which puts it in third place for the number deaths behind the United States and Brazil and the second most affected with 7,596,667 confirmed cases (+46,974). South Korea has 25,333 cases of infections (+58) and 447 deaths (+3). China reports 17 new infections with the coronavirus (Covid-19) in 24 hours and counts 85,704 cases in total and 4,634 (+0 in 5 months) dead. Japan lists 353 new cases of contamination and 2 deaths in 24 hours for a total of 93,480 cases and 1,676 deaths. Iran has 322 deaths in 24 hours, or 31,034 in total, and now has 539,670 (+ 5,039) declared cases.