COVID-19 has unfolded around the planet, sending billions of human beings into lockdown as health services struggle to cope.
Since first being recorded late last yr in China, the COVID-19 Coronavirus has spread around the world and been declared a pandemic through the World Health Organization. By early spring, Europe had turned out to be the worst-affected region, with Italy and Spain especially hit hard. However, differences in testing mean that the number of cases may also be understated for some countries.
Number of countries affected
New cases of the novel Coronavirus COVID-19, which started from the central Chinese city of Wuhan last year in late December, are being reported every day around the world.
208 Countries and Territories across the globe have started a total of 1,277,224 proven cases of the Coronavirus COVID-19 that originated from Wuhan, China, and a death toll of 69,568 deaths.
Number of recoveries
The spread of the disease continues. The death toll is nonetheless hiking. However, the majority of humans are recovering from the infection. A total of 271,847 have recovered from this deadly virus around the globe. Health care providers are trying hard so that these numbers increase rapidly, and the whole world feels a bit of relief.
This article will provide a quick insight into how many countries got affected by the disease and what measures they are taking to restrict the spread of disease.
COVID-19-North American countries
North American countries constitute of countries and regions, including the central and Caribbean.
The United States has more than twice as many verified cases than any other single country. According to the current data, the USA has reported more than 323,000 confirmed cases, with the number still rising. These cases are almost four times the number of total cases in china from where it originated.
It appears as the USA is becoming the new center of the pandemic. Below is the data about the affected North American countries, total cases reported, and demise values.
COVID-19-South American countries
As compared to the North American countries, the data shows that the spread of disease is less. The most affected country is Brazil, with more than eleven thousand cases reported. Below is a list of countries.
After the outbreak in chine affecting thousands, Europe was the second target of Coronavirus, with Spain and Italy hit hard by the virus. Thousands of people lost their lives in just a few days. Still, these and other European countries are fighting hard to control the spread of disease. Below is the list of European countries that suffered.
Australia and related countries have far less impact on Coronavirus than the American and European countries. Below is the list of these countries.
As we all know that china is the country of origin of this pandemic, but due to strict measures taken by the Chinese government restricted the spread of disease. With every passing day, the number of people affected by Coronavirus is decreasing. However, the situation in Iran is not getting better. The number of people affected by infection is increasing day by day. Turkey and other countries are also showing an increase in the number of infected cases. Below is a list of Asian countries.
The figures are showing that till now the least affected region is Africa. The spread of the virus is not like other regions of the world. Still, there are some cases reported in different countries. Below is the list of affected African countries.
Paths took by countries around the world
As soon as the first case being reported in November 2019 in china, the authorities have started taking swift actions and said immediately to world health organization about a severe kind of pneumonia. The Chinese govt immediately took action and forced a complete lockdown in the Wuhan city of China, which was the epicenter of the disease. It helped them in restricting the spread of the virus, and now the situation is getting better day by day.
On the other hand, the countries which are severely affected by the spread of disease and are still struggling with their efforts are Italy, Spain, and Iran, where the virus spread like a forest fire. It happens because these countries didn’t take strict actions against the spread and paid the price by losing thousands of precious lives.
America is now on the verge of destruction with New York is now the epicentre of spreading the disease; Researchers fear that the death toll will increase immensely if not controlled.
The entire world is trying their best to cope up with the destruction caused by the virus in different ways. It is also the responsibility of the people to follow the initiatives taken by the authorities to minimize the spread.