Covid-19 continues to hit the USA, Russia, India, Iran and Europe
Washington, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) With 2,652 new Covid-19 cases since 14 hours ago that reportedly raised the number of active patients to 2,688,556, the United States leads the Americas with a total of 8,345,317 cases since the pandemic broke out.
Russia leads the count in Europe with another day of over 15,000 new infections of the SARS-Cov-2 coronavirus, the second time since last March the figure goes over that mark, to total 1,399,334 cases.
Overall, Europe has 6,976,052 cases, with Russia, Spain (936,560), France (867,197), United Kingdom (705,428) and Italy (402,536) leading the rest of the countries in the region. Montenegro, though, has the highest number of cases per 100,000 inhabitants, 2,385.
In South Asia, India reported 61,871 new cases since the past 24 hours to bring the total to 7,494,551. It also reported 72,614 recoveries and the number of recovered patients continue to rise, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Wellbeing.
Iran confirmed 3,890 positive to Covid-19 and 252 deceased in the past 24 hours, augmenting the overall count to 530,380 cases and 30,375 deaths, while 427,400 people have recovered from the ailment.
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