According to Johns Hopkins University data, there have been more than four million confirmed cases of CoronoVirus worldwide.
The global death toll has also risen to 277,000.
The US remains the most affected country. Accounting for more than a quarter of confirmed cases and a third of deaths.
Experts have warned that the exact number of infections is likely to be far higher, with data reduced in many countries with lower test rates. Daily mortality continues to decline in some countries, including Spain. But there are concerns that the loosening of lockdown restrictions could lead to a “second wave” of infection.
Further more, government are poised for economic decline as the epidemic affects global markets and supply chains.
A senior Chinese official told local media that the epidemic was a “big test” that exposed weaknesses in the country’s public health system. The rare admission from Li Bin, director of China’s National Health Commission, comes after continued criticism abroad of China’s initial response.
Other recent Developments:
The UK government will proceed with “extreme caution” when exiting lockdown restrictions, according to the country’s Transport Secretary.
The President of China has expressed concern about the threat of CoronaVirus to North Korea and offered to help.
- Former US President Barack Obama has strongly criticized Donald Trump over his reaction to the CoronaVirus crisis, calling it “a complete chaotic disaster”.
- Billionaire Tesla boss Elon Musk has said that he will relocate the electric carmaker’s headquarters from California due to local CoronaVirus restrictions.
Two cabinet-level officials in the US are self-isolated. After coming in contact with White House staffers who tested positive for CoronaVirus. Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Stephen Hahn, head of the Food and Drug Administration .
President Jair Bolsonaro.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was criticized for riding a jetkey over a lake as the National Congress announced a three-day official mourning for victims of the coronavirus epidemic
Health officials in Ghana say that more than 500 workers at an industrial facility have tested positive for coronavirus. while the total number of daily cases in the country has risen by nearly 30% – right after authorities reached their peak of infection One day later.
This week, some lockdown measures have begun to ease in the epidemic’s global epicenter, Italy. Italians can go out and exercise with family members in their area.
France has recorded its lowest daily number of coronavirus deaths for more than a month, with 80 deaths in the last 24 hours. The authority has been preparing to ease the restrictions since Monday, as has the government in neighboring Spain.
- Meanwhile, the lockdown continues in countries like South Africa despite opposition parties calling for contradiction.
- In South Korea, new restrictions are being imposed on bars and clubs, following a series of broadcasts involving Seoul’s leisure district.
Due to the Coronavirus, Russia also canceled a military parade in Moscow, which was planned as part of the country’s Victory Day celebrations. Instead, President Vladimir Putin hosted a subdued event on Saturday, laying roses at the Eternal Flame War Memorial.
But despite scientific evidence, Leaders in many countries continue to express skepticism about the coronavirus and the need for lockdown.
In Belarus, Thousands of soldiers marched to celebrate Victory Day, as President Alexander Lukashenko rejected calls for strict measures.
The British medical journal The Lancet has written a scathing editorial. About Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, calling him the biggest threat to his country’s ability to spread CoronaVirus. Brazil is currently reporting the most cases in Latin America – more than 10,000 on Saturday.
Reaching a national total of about 156,000. But despite the outbreak, President Bolsonaro continued to dismiss the seriousness of the virus and confronted governors over lockdown measures.
Disappointment about the outbreak in Afghanistan turned violent and at least six people died during clashes between protesters and security forces. The violence erupted after protesters gathered in Firozkoh. The capital of Ghor province, to complain about the government’s alleged failure to help the poor during the epidemic.
India CoronaVirus Cases and Death
Lockdown is in place throughout the country to overcome coronavirus. Despite this, cases of infection are increasing rapidly. A total of 62,939 positive cases have been reported in India so far. According to the data released by the Ministry of Health on Sunday, 2,109 people have died of coronavirus. In the country so far while the total number of infected has reached 62,939.
At the same time, 3,277 new cases of CoronaVirus have been reported in the last 24 hours and 128 people have lost their lives due to this. So far 19,358 patients have been cured of this disease. The recovery rate has improved to 30.75 percent. A nationwide lockdown imposed to prevent the spread of CoronaVirus infection will remain in force until 17 May.
CoronaVirus infects exceed 20,000 in Maharashtra.
In the worst affected state of Corona, the number of infected people has reached beyond 20 thousand. On Saturday, 1165 new Coronavirus cases were reported in Maharashtra. The total number of infected in Maharashtra has reached 20228.
At the same time, 48 people died in the state on Saturday due to the infection of this CoronaVirus. After which the number of dead here has reached 779. If we talk about Mumbai only, then Corona cases in the city have increased to 12864.