the Total number of people infected with coronavirus in the world by the morning of August 10 exceeded 19.7 million people. The pandemic has covered 188 countries. This is evidenced by data project at Johns Hopkins University, published on the website.

According to project information in the world infected 19 792 519. The increase in the number of people infected per day amounted to 220.5 thousand. For the entire period of the pandemic died 730 089 infected, more than 12 million people have been cured.

Most affected by SARS-CoV-2 country USA (the number of infected exceeded 5 million). In second place is Brazil (more of 3.03 million people), India (over 2.1 million) was in third place. Russia (887,5 thousands) entrenched in fourth position, ahead of South Africa (559,8 thousand). In the top ten of the rating also includes Mexico, Peru, Colombia, Chile and Iran.

most of the victims of the infection was in the United States — 162 938. In Brazil the number of deaths also exceeded 100 thousand. The high mortality recorded in European countries most affected by the pandemic, where the rate exceeds 10 percent.

Russia has in recent days revealed 5189 patients. In total, the country recorded 887 536 cases of infection with coronavirus. Of these, more than 693,4 thousands of patients recovered, 14 931 people died. Since the beginning of the epidemic in the country was made more than 30.6 million tests for coronavirus.

June 8 Chapter who Tedros Adan Ghebreyesus confirmed the improvement of the situation in Europe. However, according to him, globally there has been an increase in the spread of coronavirus. June 29, the organization said that the spread of the pandemic SARS-CoV-2 in the world is accelerating.

Outbreak of pneumonia COVID-19 caused by a new type of coronavirus, was first recorded in December 2019 in Wuhan. On 11 March, the who announced that the situation can be characterized as a pandemic.