According to the latest statistics, the total number of confirmed covid-19 cases worldwide has exceeded 1.27 million, and the total number of deaths is close to 70,000. The cumulative number of confirmed COVID 19 cases in the us exceeded 330,000, still, the highest in the world, and Germany became the fourth country with more than 100,000 confirmed cases.
Worldometers world real-time statistics show that as of 7:41 PM Beijing time on April 6, the global covid-19 cumulative confirmed cases of more than 1.27 million, reaching 1,271,679, the cumulative number of deaths reached 69,402. The United States has the world’s largest number of cumulative confirmed COVID 19 cases, with more than 330,000 cases, reaching 336,131, and 9,602 deaths.
New York state has more than 120,000 confirmed COVID 19 cases and more than 4,000 deaths, accounting for more than one-third of all COVID 19 cases and deaths in the United States. In addition to New York state, the number of confirmed cases in New Jersey rose rapidly to more than 37,000, with 917 deaths.
US President Donald Trump said at a briefing on the outbreak on the evening of April 5 that the latest data showed that the government’s estimate of cumulative COVID 19 deaths may be on the high side. There will be a “scary level” of COVID 19 deaths in the us, but at that level, things will start to get better.
Trump claimed that 1.6 million americans have completed a novel coronavirus test and received the results.
Mr Trump also said he had not spoken with the British prime minister Boris Johnson today, but with the British ambassador. Johnson had been hospitalized with persistent symptoms of a new crown.
The U.S. epidemic is still in the “first phase” of testing, and it will take a year to a year and a half for the vaccine to be developed.
Morgan Stanley recently predicted an exponential increase in the number of COVID 19 deaths in the u.s., making the April 30 target unlikely to be met.
Stephen Roach, a senior fellow at Yale University and former chief economist at Morgan Stanley, believes the outbreak will push the us economy into its worst recession since the second world war and that “this is a downturn that will be hard to get out of”.
Other major overseas countries, until now the Spanish COVID – 19 accumulative total of 131646 cases of the patients, Italy has confirmed 128948 cases, Germany has confirmed 100123 cases, confirmed 92839 cases of France, and Iran has confirmed 58226 cases, the diagnosis of 47806 cases, Turkey has confirmed 27069 cases, Switzerland has confirmed 21100 cases, Belgium has confirmed 19691 cases, the Netherlands confirmed 17851 cases, Canada has confirmed 15512 cases.
On the evening of April 1, local time, Italian prime minister Jose Manuel Conte announced in a video speech that the closure of cities nationwide would be postponed from April 3 to April 13. He called on Italians to continue to comply with quarantine rules or the country will again pay a heavy price.
German chancellery minister auden Braun said over the weekend that the peak of Germany’s new pandemic crisis had yet to come. “The number of cases doubled every three days,” he said in an interview before Germany began implementing its current controls on social restrictions.
At 8pm local time on Sunday (3am Beijing time on Monday), the queen delivered a special address to the nation. In a rare speech, the queen thanked all those who had stayed at home following government guidelines, saying they were “working together to help others” and thanked key workers whose “every hour” had taken us “one step closer to normal times”.
The 93-year-old queen also said that social alienation brings a “painful sense of separation from loved ones”, reminding her of the experience of children being evacuated during the second world war. It was the queen’s fourth special address in her 68-year reign. The first three were during the gulf war in 1991, Princess Diana’s funeral in 1997 and the queen mother’s death in 2002.
British prime minister Boris Johnson was hospitalized Sunday night after being quarantined for 10 days with a novel coronavirus.
A downing street spokesman said in a statement: “On the advice of his doctors, the prime minister has been taken to hospital tonight for a check-up. This is a precautionary measure as the prime minister continues to have persistent symptoms of the coronavirus 10 days after he tested positive for the virus.”
Johnson has been working from home since March 27, when he announced he had tested positive for the coronavirus. His most recent public appearance was on Thursday night when he stood outside his downing street residence for a national ovation for NHS staff. He also chaired a coronavirus conference on Friday morning.