Geneva (EFE).- The World Health Organization (WHO) today raised the number of deaths on the planet by COVID-19 to 349.095, while cases amount to 5.48 million, of which almost 2.5 million are concentrated in the Americas. The mark of 100,000 contagions per day remained in the last four days, while new deaths have stabilized above 4,000.
Behind America, the region most affected by coronavirus is Europe, with 2.06 million contagions, followed by the Middle East with 449,000, South and Southeast Asia (218,000), East Asia and Pacific (176,000) and Africa (85,000). The United States, Brazil and Russia remain the three countries with the highest number of cases, followed by four European countries where the contagion curve shows decline: The United Kingdom, Spain, Italy and Germany.One of the countries where there is a rapidest rise in contagion is India, which today exceeded 150,000 cases and advanced France as the ninth most affected country on the planet , according to official WHO figures. According to data from national health networks, the number of patients recovered on the planet stands at 2.46 million, while patients in severe or critical condition remain above 53,000.
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