The world has exceeded 50 million accumulated cases of covid-19, according to data from the Universidad Johns Hopkins, with approximately 10 million infections in the United States alone and 12 million in Europe.
First thing in the morning of this Monday the Johns Hopkins University counted 50,402,558 cases worldwide and 1,256,254 deaths.
The benchmark comes the day after Democratic hopeful Joe Biden was confirmed by media projections as the newly elected president of the United States and promised to fRenar a pandemic that has one of the main accumulators of cases in the country.
The president-elect promised yesterday to implement plans to put “the virus under control”, something that during the presidency of Donald Trump, which will continue until January, has not been achieved, since the president has downplayed the pandemic.
United States and India with 8.5 million cases are at the head of infections, followed by Brazil, with 5.65 million; and Russia with 1.71 million.
October has been the worst month for the pandemic, with the United States adding more than 100,000 cases a day and Europe rapidly increasing infections.
The cases are increasing by about 540,000 daily as an average of the last seven days.
Europe with 12 million infected has 24% of all accumulated coronavirus cases and the United States with about 10 million is responsible for a fifth of cases.