The death toll in the world of Covid-19 is close to another unthinkable number – nearly three million people have died from the virus since the first cases appeared more than 14 months ago and ruined the lives of people around the world.
The death toll worldwide is 2,990,993, while the number of confirmed coronavirus cases has risen to nearly 140 million, according to a New York Times database, as countries vie to provide enough vaccines to slow the relentless pace. of infections.
The rate of deaths is accelerating. The world did not register one million deaths until September 28, but recorded two million less than four months later, by January 1
The United States, Brazil and Mexico lead the world in mortality from Covid-19.
More than 564,800 virus-related deaths have been confirmed in the United States, about one in 567 people – the most from any other country.
In Latin America, Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Argentina and others are severely affected by the virus.
Mexico has registered more than 211,000 deaths. By comparison, Japan, which has a similar population, had only 9,507 deaths.
In Brazil, where the spread of the virus is fueled by a highly contagious variant, political struggles and distrust of science, more than 365,000 people have died. The virus is still spreading to the country, averaging more than 2,900 deaths a day.
The leaders of the two countries, the two largest countries in the region, have largely rejected the dangers and opposed calls for a blockade.
India, the country with the fourth highest number of coronavirus deaths, has registered more than 174,300 deaths. The virus is growing there again, leading to more shutdowns and another mass migration from big cities.
In the United Kingdom – where Britain recently lifted one of the longest and strictest locks in the world – more than 127,100 deaths have been reported. And in Italy, after the nightmarish epicenter of the virus, there are almost 116,000 confirmed deaths.
Recently, Sweden, where staff have taken a weaker approach to the fight against coronavirus, has grown with new cases and deaths by more than 13,700 deaths.
As dangerous viral variants spread, many developed countries are vying to vaccinate their populations as quickly as possible. More than 841 million doses of vaccine have been administered worldwide, although some countries have not yet reported a single dose, according to a New York Times database that tracks the spread of gunships worldwide.