In April, new cases never exceeded 100,000 in one day, but as of May 21, there were less than 100,000 in just five days, data show Johns Hopkins University, Newly reported cases peaked at 130,400 on June 3rd.
Epidemics of different peoples followed different trajectories. Number new cases it has slowed in many countries hit hard earlier in the pandemic, including China, the United States, Britain, Italy, Spain and France.
But in many countries, especially in South America, the Middle East and Africa, transmission speeds appear to be accelerating, according to a CNN analysis by Johns Hopkins University.
In Libya, Iraq, Uganda, Mozambique and Haiti, data show that the number of known cases is doubling every week. In Brazil, India, Chile, Colombia and South Africa, cases double every two weeks.
“America continues to explain most cases. For several weeks now, the number of cases reported every day in America has been higher than the rest of the world,” World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said of Wednesday.
“We are particularly concerned about Central and South America, where many countries are witnessing an accelerating epidemic.”
Dr Mike Ryan, executive director of the health emergency program, said he did not think Central and South America had achieved their peak in transmission.
Share global death it is also still rising in South America and the Caribbean.
Brazil recorded more than 30,000 new cases on Thursday, bringing the total to nearly 615,000, along with 1,473 new deaths, bringing the total death toll to more than 34,000.
Its case numbers are second only to the United States, where just under 1.9 million cases and 108,211 deaths have been reported. At its peak, the U.S. had an increase of more 30,000 new cases day; about 21,000 news items and 942 daily deaths a day above the seven-day average were registered on Friday.
Since then, a number of countries have emerged that have reached their initial peak – such as South Korea, Germany and China new accumulations infections were alleviated after restriction of movement, which aroused fear of second wave.
Authorities in 214 countries and territories have recorded about 6.6 million Covid-19 cases and 391,000 deaths since China reported its first cases to the WHO in December.
It will probably be a real tribute to the virus above than the figures show, since mild or asymptomatic infections often become undiagnosed.