Despite the fact that countries are introducing a hard lockdown, the coronavirus is not retreating. So, for December 17, another anti-record was set for the number of cases. Doctors detected COVID-19 in 721 392 patients, 12 825 people died, writes Inform-UA.
As of 11:00 on December 18, according to the Institute for Systems Research and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University, 74,983,475 cases of coronavirus infection were recorded. 1 662 679 patients died from complications of the disease. In the United States of America, which remains in first place in terms of the number of cases, there are already 17,212,496 infected, in India – 9,979,447, in Brazil – 7,110,434, in Russia – 2,736,727, in France – 2,483,524.
The largest daily increase in cases among European countries was given by the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy and the Netherlands, as well as Ukraine. In the overall world rating for this indicator, our country is in twelfth place.
In Brazil, yesterday recorded a record daily increase in deaths – more than a thousand people died.
Also there are anti-records in Germany. Over the past day, the maximum number of cases per day has been identified since the beginning of the pandemic. The coronavirus was diagnosed in almost thirty-four thousand people. And this despite the fact that a strict lockdown has been introduced in Germany, only grocery stores, opticians and Christmas tree markets work, more than five citizens are prohibited from gathering together.
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Meanwhile, Portugal continued the state of emergency until January 7 of next year. In addition, the country has introduced a curfew in most of the regions from eleven in the evening to five in the morning on weekdays. On weekends, there are travel restrictions from 1 pm to 5 am.
In Ukraine, as of December 18, 944 381 cases of coronavirus were recorded, 16 256 patients died. For yesterday, doctors diagnosed COVID-19 with 12,630 patients, and 260 infected people died. Hospitalization was required for 2,904 patients.
Most of the infected – in Kiev, where 98,330 people have already fallen ill, in the Kharkiv region – 64,237 infected, in the Odessa region – 61,963. The largest daily increase in cases was given by Kiev, Zaporozhye, Odessa, Kiev and Cherkasy regions.
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