Coronavirus in the world: the news of June 20


I’m 8.6 million Coronavirus infections worldwide, while the share of deaths has risen to 459468. According to data from Johns Hopkins University, the United States is still the country most affected with over 2.2 million of cases e 119 thousand deaths. Brazil follows which has passed the million cases and almost registers 49 thousand victims since the beginning of the pandemic.



1,029 employees of the German meat company Toennies have so far tested positive for the Coronavirus test. This was announced by the Guterloh constituency council in North Rhine-Westphalia. The company stopped production after hundreds of employees tested positive for the new coronavirus. To limit the outbreak 3,217 tests have already been carried out for Covid-19, which also involved family members and friends of the slaughterhouse employees. The explosion of the infection had already led to the closure of schools and kindergartens in recent days. Today there were protests outside the factory.


EPA / CRISTOBAL HERRERA | Checks to motorists by National Guard operators in the parking lot of the Hard Rock Cafe of the Miami stadium, in Floris

For the ninth consecutive day, fewer than 1,000 deaths were recorded in one day in the United States. According to data from Johns Hopkins University, there have been in the last 24 hours 705 deaths, for a total of 119 thousand, while the infections have risen to 2.2 million. However, the trend of infections has rebounded in almost 20 States, with the worst data recorded in the South and West of the country.

In Florida there was a record of cases on the last day, with almost 3,822 contagions. Increase minimized by Republican Governor Ron Desantis, according to which most of the new cases relate to asymptomatic young people. Concerns are growing that the various demonstrations that have arisen after the death of George Floyd have contributed to the increase in data in those areas, while today Donald Trump’s rallies are resumed with the first appointment in Oklahoma.

In addition, approximately 1,200 inmates from the North Annex prison in Fresno County, California were placed in “preventive quarantine” after the discovery of 13 Coronavirus cases, according to the CNN. Prison authorities explained in a statement that the North Annex prison was placed in “preventive quarantine and all detainees are now closely monitored” for any symptoms of Covid-19. An investigation is underway to find the source of the contagion of the 13 prisoners.


EPA / IAN LANGSDON | The park of princes stadium in Paris

French football fans will be among the first in Europe to be able to return to the stadium, after being the first to see the current season of Ligue 1 close drastically. From June 22nd in France cinemas and stadiums will reopen, where however the public will be able to attend matches only from 11 July, with a maximum of 5 thousand people. Based on the trend of the pandemic in France, where 14 people have died in the last 24 hours, the government has given the go-ahead to all non-competitive sports, but not yet contact sports, since Monday.

Latin America

ANSA | Patients in an intensive care unit in Manaus, Brazil

Contagions are returning to Brazil, after a few days of stability, and now exceed one million cases. Infections in the past 24 hours have been 54771, for a total of 1,032,913, while it remains in line with the days preceding the trend of the victims, with 1,206 new deaths, for a total of 48,954. In the whole of Latin America, cases now touch on i 2 millions, with others 73234 which have been added since the last day, while the dead have risen to 90701, with an increase of 1,878. Peru is the second most affected country 247925 cases e 7,461 dead, followed by Chile with 231393 infections e 4,093 deaths.


AFP | SAJJAD HUSSAIN |New Delhi, India

There are more than 14 thousand cases registered in India on the last day. For the country it is the third consecutive daily record. The total number of infections thus reaches 395.048. The death toll rose to 12,948 (+375 in 24 hours). In the last seventh, the number of cases in India has increased by over 86,000 units.


EPA / SHAHZAIB AKBER | Karachi, Pakistan

On the last day Pakistan registered 153 new victims. The daily death record since the beginning of the epidemic, for a total balance of 3,382. The overall case of confirmed cases has come to 171665. The country of 220 million inhabitants also face a lack of ICU beds: they are 3 thousand on the whole territory. One of the lowest numbers in the world. The Pakistani government also signed three loan agreements in Islamabad yesterday 1.5 billion dollars with as many international financial institutions to deal with the Coronavirus epidemic in the country.


EPA / IGOR KOVALENKO |Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

The Central Asian state has stopped public transport in the capital Bishkek and travel between all its provinces until Monday. A decision taken after the number of new cases in the Central Asian nation increased by 192. “We must ensure full country efficiency in the event of a worsening epidemiological situation,” said Prime Minister Boronov. The former Soviet republic now has 2,981 Coronavirus cases.

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