A new type of epidemic coronavirus (Covid-19) Omicron is rampant in many parts of the world. Emergency measures have been taken to prevent the spread of the virus, and vaccination rates are being increased. However, in the last few days, there has been an increase in the number of cases of coronary heart disease worldwide. The death toll is also rising.
According to WorldOmiter, a website that tracks global corona statistics, another 8,656 people died in the world in the previous 24 hours until 9:30 a.m. Bangladesh time on Friday (December 31). On the other hand, 18 lakh 8 thousand 915 people have been infected in the first 24 hours after the identification of corona.
Earlier, another 8,055 people died in the world in the previous 24 hours till 9 am on Thursday (December 30). On the other hand, the second highest number of 15 lakh 94 thousand 996 people were infected in 24 hours after the identification of corona.
Also on Wednesday (December 29) a record number of 12 lakh 17 thousand 731 people were infected. Another 6,584 people died that day.
So far, a total of 26 crore 8 lakh 52 thousand 946 people have been infected with corona in the world and the death toll stands at 54 lakh 45 thousand 956 people. And 25 crore 31 lakh 55 thousand 690 people have recovered.
The United States, the world’s most powerful country, has so far had the highest number of infections and deaths from corona. At the top of the list, 5 lakh 65 thousand 98 people have been identified in 24 hours. With this, the total number of identities stood at 5 crore 52 lakh 46 thousand 81 people. A total of 6 lakh 45 thousand 738 people have died.
Corona has so far infected 3 crore 46 lakh 36 thousand 610 people in India, which is second in terms of infection and third in terms of death. 4 lakh 70 thousand 60 people have died.
Brazil, which is the third most affected and the second deadliest country in the world, has so far infected 2,222,839 people and killed 6,19,024 people.
In the United Kingdom, which is in the fourth place in terms of infection, 1 crore 26 lakh 46 thousand 50 people have been infected with corona so far. Of these, 1 lakh 89 thousand 213 people died.
In Russia, which is in the fifth place, 1 crore 4 lakh 69 thousand 344 people have been affected by corona so far. 3 lakh 8 thousand 948 people died.
France is sixth, Turkey seventh, Germany eighth, Spain ninth and Iran tenth. Bangladesh ranks 32nd in this list.
In the last week of December 2019, coronavirus transmission started from Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. So far, Covid-19 has spread to 224 countries and regions of the world including Bangladesh.