Brazil, where the new coronavirus pandemic remains out of control, recorded another 3,305 deaths of COVID-19 patients and another 85,774 laboratory-confirmed cases of SARS-CoV-2 within 24 hours on Friday, according to data released by the ministry. Health of the largest country in Latin America.
The state of 212 million people counts at this stage 368,749 deaths out of a total of 13,832,455 infections since the pandemic broke out in Brazilian territory.
It is the second heaviest death toll in the world, behind only the United States, and the third highest number of infections worldwide, behind the United States and India.
Mexico: 480 deaths and over 4,500 cases in 24 hours
The Mexican Ministry of Health announced on Friday that 4,504 cases of SARS-CoV-2 had been confirmed in the laboratory in the past 24 hours, while another 480 patients with COVID-19 succumbed.
The official death toll from the new coronavirus pandemic in the country of 126 million has reached 211,693 dead so far out of a total of 2,299,939 infections.
But the third heaviest pandemic in the world – behind those of the United States and Brazil – is undoubtedly underestimated. At the end of March, the Mexican Ministry of Health released updated data on overpopulation in the country, which revealed that deaths due to COVID-19 are 60% more than recorded.
Lebanon: Over 2,000 cases and 45 deaths in 24 hours
The Lebanese Ministry of Health announced yesterday Friday that 2,008 cases of SARS-CoV-2 have been confirmed in the laboratory in the past 24 hours, with the total number of citizens infected with the new coronavirus reaching 506,808.
At the same time, the deaths of another 45 patients with COVID-19 have increased the death toll from the pandemic to 6,854 dead so far in the Arab country in a deep economic and political crisis.
Health Minister Hamad Hassan yesterday signed agreements with the University of Lebanon and private higher education institutions that will provide vaccine doses of the US-German consortium Pfizer / BioNTech for teachers and students to provide safe presence in the fall.
Tunisia: The cases exceeded 280,000, more than 9,600 dead
The Tunisian Ministry of Health announced yesterday, Friday, that in the previous 24 hours, 2,401 cases of SARS-CoV-2 were confirmed in the laboratory, while another 86 patients with COVID-19 succumbed.
The pandemic of the new coronavirus in the Arab country of North Africa has so far reached 9,639 deaths out of a total of 281,777 infections.
The number of COVID-19 patients admitted to the country’s hospitals has reached 2,311, of whom 457 have been admitted to intensive care units (ICU), according to official figures.
Since the immunization campaign against the new coronavirus in the country of 11.7 million people began on March 13, 191,625 people have received at least one dose of the vaccine, according to the latest ministry figures.
Cuba: More than 500 deaths, almost 91,500 cases
The Cuban Ministry of Health announced on Friday that nine other COVID-19 patients had died in the past 24 hours, bringing the death toll from a new coronavirus pandemic on the island to 500.
During the same period, another 1,040 cases of SARS-CoV-2 were confirmed in the laboratory, bringing the total to 91,448.
567 cases were recorded in Havana. The incidence rate in the Cuban capital is 363.6 per 100,000 inhabitants, the highest in the country, according to the ministry.
Since January, Cuba has been hit by a new wave of the new coronavirus pandemic, which is finding it difficult to control despite the strict measures it has imposed.
Two domestically developed vaccines, Soberana 2 and Abdala, are in the third phase of clinical trials. Three more are in various stages of study. Havana aims to have the entire population of the country immunized against the new coronavirus within the year.