For several weeks, the whole world has faced the unprecedented health crisis of the coronavirus. Discover the results of the countries most affected by the coronavirus epidemic this Friday, March 27th, 2020. The number of cases in the United States exceeds China, Russia closes its cafes and restaurants and South Africa goes into containment. Spain records a number of catastrophic deaths.
In the world, the number of infected people reached 549,604 cases. We count this day, 24,863 dead in the world. While the epidemic of Coronavirus is spreading worldwide and as the number of people infected continues to grow, WHO calls on countries to attack and test all suspected cases.
In Spain the balance sheet is catastrophic, the virus caused the death of 769 more people in 24 hours on Friday March 27th, 114 more than the day before. This brings the total number of deaths to 4,858. Number of contamination has also evolved a lot, going more than 64,059 cases. Spain is the fourth most affected country in the world by this pandemic. The government decided on the night of Wednesday to Thursday, the extension of the containment. Initially scheduled to last 15 days, it has been extended until April 14th for the time being. The Spanish government has declared a state of emergency.
Side Italy, At a press conference this Friday March 27th, The director of the Higher Institute of Health estimated that the extension of confinement beyond April 3rd was “inevitable”. The toll was still heavy this Thursday, March 26th, even if the number of deaths seems to stagnate. We counted this Thursday 662 new deaths in 24 hours, bringing the death toll to 8,165 since the start of the epidemic. The country now counts 80,539 casesidentified and 10,361 cured.
In the USA, the balance sheet continues to increase. With 85,996 cases listed this Friday, March 27, the country is now the one with the most people infected, surpassing China and Italy. The number of deaths is currently 1,301. The pandemic is most severe in New York. While the WHO has designated them as the new focus of the pandemic, the government is focusing on its economy. The Senate validated this Wednesday a recovery plan for $ 2,000 billion.
Side UK, the Prime Minister Boris Johnson has just been tested positive with mild symptoms for the time being. We recense 115 deaths in 24h, that is 580 dead in totaland 11,812 people tested positive at Covid-19. Boris Johnson announced a national confinement for at least 3 weeks from the UK. The country has just announced the availability of home tests starting next week. 3.5 million coronavirus tests, which can be completed in 15 minutes, will be available in pharmacies and via Amazon. To deal with the emergency, the government announced the opening next week of a 4,000-bed field hospital in a London conference center.
In France, the containment is expected to continue for 6 weeks at least according to the Scientific Council created to fight the epidemic. This Thursday March 26th in France, the situation is accelerating. Some hospitals are saturated. According to the latest assessment communicated by the health authorities, 29,155 people are infected (+2365) by COVID-19 and 1,696 died, is 365 deaths additional in 24 hours and 3,375 people in intensive care. There are currently 13,904 people hospitalized. 34% are under 60 and 58% between 60 and 80. 4,948 people left the hospital cured. Emmanuel Macron declares on Twitter to have had a good discussion with Donald trump. Faced with the COVID-19 crisis, with other countries, they are preparing for the next few days a important new initiative.
In Russia, After President Vladimir Putin decreed the following week unemployed with salary maintenance (from March 28 to April 5th) via a televised speech and put on hold all his international flights this Thursday March 25th, the Russian government announced, Friday, March 27th, the closure of all cafes and restaurants from Saturday.
The China, for its part, said this Thursday, March 26th, 55 new cases contamination including 54 “imported” from abroad. China lifted the containment in Hubei Wednesday morning, trains and coaches are taken by storm. The city of Wuhan must wait for April 8th on its side. It decided to close its borders to most foreigners from Saturday, except for business trips.
In Germany, the number of cases continues to increase but you should know that the country tests massively, close to 500,000 tests per week according to the authorities. The country currently has 40,585 cases identified for 229 deaths, a relatively low number given the number of cases reported.
Cases in Iran explode with 29,406 cases identified. Government announces 157 new deaths in 24 hours, with an official report, this Thursday, March 26th, from 2,234 dead.
The epidemic is developing in Africa. TheSouth Africa which counted 927 cases identified this Thursday, has started overnight Thursday through Friday a three-week containment period with deployment to Army Street. The inhabitants of the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Kinshasa, will also be placed in “Total containment” But “Intermittent”for three weeks.
In India Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a three-week containment for its 1.3 billion people in a television address on Tuesday March 23rd. India currently has 745 cases identified and 20 dead.
At Portugal, the state of emergency, decreed on March 18th is going to last several months warn the authorities. There are currently 3,544 cases and 60 deaths.
Side South Korea, there is a further increase in Covid-19 infected cases. The country counts this Wednesday 9 332 cases for 139 deaths identified.