The number of deaths from COVID 19 in the world has exceeded 150 thousand people

MOSCOW, 18 Jul – RIA Novosti. The number of deaths from the coronavirus in the world has exceeded 150 thousand people, according to data from the American Johns Hopkins University.

To 04.45 GMT the death toll was 153 871. First hold US (more than 36.8 thousand dead), the second place is Italy with 22.7 thousand dead, on the third – Spain (19.6 thousand).

in addition, the difficult situation in France, where he died of 18.6 thousand people, and in the UK (14.5 thousand deaths).

the Number of cases worldwide has exceeded 2.2 million. Most cases of infection identified in the United States — 700,2 thousands. In second place is Spain, where the sick 188 thousand people, Italy — third (172 thousand infected).

the world health organization on 11 March announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic.

According to the latest data, in Russia contracted the coronavirus more than 32 thousand people. In recent days have been over four thousand cases of infection, most infected in Moscow. Since the epidemic began 2590 recovered, 294 patients with coronavirus had died.