Briefly about the main news of March 28:
- The United States became the first country where the number of cases of coronavirus, has exceeded 100 000.
- Pope Francis held a prayer in solitude on St. Peter’s square.
- China said that at present, almost stopped the spread of the disease in the country.
Coronavirus COVID-19 already spread to 177 countries and caused an estimated 28 717 lives.
Currently in the United States was more than 100 000 confirmed cases of coronavirus is more than in any other country in the world. Over the past two days new Yorkers die at a rate of one person in 17 minutes.
According to data from the Johns Hopkins University, now there are more than 615 000. This number has doubled in less than a week. Only last Saturday, it was confirmed 300 000. In the second half of the day on Tuesday the figure had reached 400,000, and it’s already Thursday crossed the mark of half a million.
Of the country where the largest number of cases COVID-19:
- USA — 104 860
- Italy — 86 498
- China — 81 996
- Spain — 72 248
- Germany — 53 340
Last week most of the new cases were confirmed in the United States and Europe. This growth is accompanied by an increase in the number of tests COVID-19.
Countries with the highest mortality rate:
- Italy -9 134 death
- Spain — 5 690 deaths
- China (Hubei) — 3 177 deaths
- Iran — 2 517 deaths
- France — 1 995 deaths
Most countries in Europe are still in quarantine.