4 May 2021: 153.1 Million People in the World Test Positive for COVID-19
Windowofworld.com – Total Corona COVID-19 Virus infections worldwide on Tuesday as of 08.30 WIB had reached 153,172,496 cases, and 89,883,014 of them had been declared cured based on data from Johns Hopkins University.
Meanwhile 3,209,052 people worldwide have died from COVID-19, as quoted from gisanddata.maps.arcgis.com, Tuesday (4/5/2021).
Johns Hopkins University data also shows that India is in the top position for recovered patients, namely 16,293,003, followed by Brazil with 13,109,570.
Infections in the United States, the country with the largest number of COVID-19 cases in the world, have reached 32,469,628.
Here are the countries with the most cases of Corona COVID-19 virus infection in the world after the US:
- India: 19,925,604 cases.
- Brazil: 14,779,529 cases.
- France: 5,717,153 infections and 363,036 recoveries.
- Turkey: 4,900,121 infections and 4,515,819 people recovered.
- Then in Russia, 4,776,844 tested positive for COVID-19, and 4,399,609 recovered.
US cases of COVID-19 have decreased for 3 consecutive weeks
Quoted from Channel News Asia, new cases of the Corona COVID-19 Virus in the United States fell for three consecutive weeks.
Last week, US cases of COVID-19 fell 15 percent to 347,000 – the lowest weekly total since October 2020, according to a Reuters analysis of US state and district data.
Nearly a third of the US population had been vaccinated against COVID-19 by Sunday May 2, and 44 percent had received at least one dose of the vaccine, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Michigan is back in the top spot for the state with the highest number of new cases, although new infections fell 26 percent last week compared with the previous seven days, according to a Reuters analysis.
New cases of COVID-19 also fell in Colorado and Minnesota, the states with the next highest infection rates by population.
US health officials have warned that more contagious variants of COVID-19 are still circulating, such as the B117 variant which was first detected in the UK and partly causing a spike in Michigan.
In Oregon, there was a 1.2 percent increase in new cases last week of 5,600 – double the weekly cases seen in early April 2021.
Nationwide, deaths from COVID-19 in the US fell 3 percent to 4,819 in the week ended May 2, the fewest deaths in a week since July 2020.
The average number of COVID-19 patients in US hospitals fell by 8 percent, the first weekly decline after rising or lasting a month.