This Saturday, April 17, 2021, the Covid-19 coronavirus affects more than 140,286,228 (+373,087) cases of coronavirus around the world and caused 3,004,312 (+7,143) deaths according to Johns Hopkins University which also reports of 79,954,001 cases of remissions since the start of the epidemic in China, more than sixteen months ago. This symbolic bar made say to the director of the WHO, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus during a press conference this Friday, April 16, that ” the number of new cases per week has almost doubled in two months. The highest infection rate ever seen during the pandemic is approaching “.
The Kingdom recorded during the 24 hours from Friday 4 p.m. to Saturday 4 p.m., 600 new confirmed cases of coronavirus, 616 new healings, and 10 new deaths. In addition, 4,655,007 people have received a first dose of the vaccine since the launch of the campaign while 4,186,449 are on the second dose, the health ministry said. Hespress’s watch and monitoring platform, covid.hespress.com/fr, details that Morocco now has 505,447 confirmed cases, 8,944 deaths (i.e. a mortality rate of 1.77%), 491,537 healings, a total of 5,652,044 tests (an increase of 10,027), and 4,966 cases under treatment, of which 432 were in serious condition (13 under intubation).
Africa according to Africa CDC recorded this Saturday, April 17, 2021, 4,410,682 cases 117,411 deaths, 3,952,736 remissions for 43,473,536 people tested. South Africa, the cradle of the pandemic on the continent, has 1,564,355 confirmed cases and 53,663, 292,623 doses of vaccine have been administered. It is followed by Morocco 505,447 confirmed cases and 8,944 deaths, Tunisia 283,976 contaminations and 9,717 deaths, Egypt 214,639 infections and 12,653 deaths. Ethiopia follows 240,236 cases and 3,328 deaths, Algeria 119,436 cases and 3,152 deaths, Libya 171,131 cases and 2,882 deaths, and Nigeria 164,147 cases and 2,061 deaths.
France deplores 189 deaths from the coronavirus and 35,861 new infections in 24 hours. The death toll now stands at 100,752 deaths since the start of the epidemic, for a total of 5,321,578 confirmed cases of contamination. More than 12.31 million people have been vaccinated in France. Italy has 3,857,443 cases and 116,676 deaths, over 14.9 million doses of vaccine have been administered. Spain has recorded in the latest reports, 3,407,283 cases in total. The country counted, Saturday, April 17, 2021, 76,981 dead in total. 12.32 million people have been vaccinated. In the UK, 4,401,113 cases and 127,507 deaths have been recorded, over 42.11 million people have been vaccinated. Germany, has this day of Sunday March 21, 2021, 3,139 66 cases identified and 79,910 deaths, 21.33 million people have received a first injection of vaccine. Portugal brought the total to 16,942 dead and 830,560 confirmed cases. 2.42 million people have been vaccinated. Russia reported on Saturday April 17, 2021 4,640,537 cases detected for 103,451 dead. Over 12.12 million doses of covid-19 vaccine have been administered.
The United States, the first country most affected and the most bruised, as of this Saturday, has 566,873 deaths in total, and 31,620,915 cases of infections. Almost 206 million people have been vaccinated. In Canada, there are 1,119,141 cases in total and 23,568 deaths, 9.52 million people have received an injection of the vaccine. In Brazil, the total death toll stands at 368,749. The country has 13,832,455 recorded cases. 35, 28 million people have received the vaccine against Covid-19. Mexico has 2,299,939 coronavirus cases and 211,693 deaths.More than 13.42 million people have received a first dose of the vaccine. Peru has 1,689,051 cases of contamination and 56,454 deaths. Chile has 1,117,348 recorded cases and a total of 25,055 deaths. Argentina has 2,658,612 cases and 59,804 deaths, 6.22 million people received a first injection in the country and Colombia has 2,619,422 cases and 67,564 deaths.
In India, the second most populous country in the world with 1.3 billion inhabitants, there are 175,649 deaths, according to the Ministry of Health, the country has 14,526,609 confirmed cases, India has launched its campaign to mass vaccination and vaccinated more than 119.9 million people. South Korea has 113,444 cases of infections and 1,794 deaths, 1.54 million doses of vaccine have been injected. China has 103,237 cases in total and 4,856 deaths, more than 187.36 million doses of the vaccine have been administered in the country. Japan has 525,221 identified cases and 9,584 deaths. Japan authorizes a first vaccine: that of Pfizer / BioNTech, 1.85 million people have been vaccinated. Iran has 1,945,964 confirmed cases and 63,332 deaths, in total. Israel had 836,740 confirmed cases on Saturday and 6,315 deaths in total, 10.3 million people were vaccinated.