the Number of identified cases of infection with coronavirus in the entire world exceeded 8 million, died more than 440 thousand people. Such data are cited by the world health organization (who).

it is Noted that the number of infections worldwide has reached 8 061 550, died 440 290 patients, reports “RIA Novosti”.

on 8 June, the head of the who tedros adhanom Ghebreyesus said that in recent years the epidemiological situation on a world scale the situation is getting worse because every day recorded more than 100 thousand new cases.

At the same time, according to the head of the technical group of the division of emergency diseases in the who Maria van Kerkhove to 41% of the world’s population may be asymptomatic carriers of coronavirus infection. According to her, many of the infected still develop symptoms of a disease.

the spread of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, which causes the disease COVID-19, began in China in late December last year. For several months the disease has covered more than 200 countries around the world.