The corona in the worldCorona virus continues to strike in the US and yesterday (Friday) killed 1,453 Americans – the largest daily number since May 27. According to the world news agency Reuters, the total death toll in the country now stands at 153,882 people. The number infected in the country has reached 4.58 million, while some local countries have not yet reported their morbidity data. Another record recorded in the US is the monthly death toll – 25,770 died from the virus in July. In Japan, too, the corona is spreading, and in the capital Tokyo a state of emergency has been declared when a new record of several patients a day was broken there as well.
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In the state of California in particular, a record number of deaths per day from the corona was reported. 208 people have died from the virus in the past day, according to Reuters. California, the most populous U.S. state, also reported about 7,600 people were diagnosed as positive for the virus. Thus, the total number of infections in the country exceeded 500,000, which is the highest in the country in the United States.
The Reuters news agency reported that if California was the top country in the world, it would be the fifth most polled country in Corona in the world. It is further reported that a number of hospitals in California are starting to fill up more than they can accommodate. The U.S. government has sent about 200 federal health care workers to help.
Japan is also suffering from another outbreak of corona, and today a new record was set with the diagnosis of 472 new infections in the capital Tokyo. This is the second day in a row that the daily number of diagnoses in the city exceeds 400, following which the Governor of Tokyo, Euriko Koika, declared a state of emergency in the city. The Japanese government has decided that for the time being there is no need to declare a state of emergency across the country, although the record in the number of daily infections has been broken in several other cities as well.
In the Philippines, too, the corona is spreading. More than a million Philippine doctors and nurses have claimed that the country is losing the fight against the corona virus, and have urged President Rodrigo Duterte to reverse the closure in and around Manila. Philippine experts have warned of a collapse of the health care system if the spread of the virus in Manila and its environs is not brought under control. The Philippines recorded its largest daily jump in new cases in a day on Friday, with 4,063 new infections a day.
In Germany, the number of people infected with corona increased today to 955, and their total number in the country reached 209,653 people. Seven died in the last day from the virus, bringing the total death toll in the country since the outbreak to 9,148.