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The coronavirus pandemic is expanding day by day, concurrently the number of people successfully defeat Covid-19 across the world is also increasing.
According to Johns Hopkins University, the total number of COVID-19 patients around the world by Sunday evening surged to 88,42,537, out of which 39,84,247 are active cases.
The top-four countries that have witnessed the most recoveries are the United States (US) (6,17,460), Brazil (5,76,779), Russia (3,39,142), and India (2,27,728). Notably, these countries have also been the most affected countries across the 188 countries and regions that have seen the outbreak.
Russia reported more recoveries than coronavirus cases for the fifth day in a row on last Saturday.
According to daily figures released by the country’s emergency team, 7,889 people tested positive for COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, while 10,186 patients were discharged from hospitals across Russia.
The total number of cases in the country since February now stands at 576,952 and recoveries are at 334,592.
The virus has claimed 8,002 lives in Russia so far, including 161 over the past day.
No new cases have been reported for several days in various regions of the country, most of them in the arctic zone, despite colder climates being believed to be more favorable for the virus’ transmission.
On Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin said the country “is coming out of the coronavirus pandemic with minimal losses.”
However, he told government members that “there are still enough problems … and not everything and not everywhere is as good as we would like.”
Dangcongsan reported, Southeast Asia (ASEAN) by the end of June 21 recorded an additional 1,769 new cases and 54 deaths from COVID-19, bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases in the region to 130,710, of which 3,848 deaths. In addition, the ASEAN region has also witnessed 73,248 cases treated successfully.
In the past 24 hours, only two countries, Indonesia and the Philippines have recorded deaths from the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
Currently, Indonesia is still the leading country in the region in terms of cases and deaths from COVID-19 with 45,891 cases and 2,465 deaths from the disease. On June 21, the Indonesian Ministry of Health announced that it had recorded an additional 862 cases positive for SARS-CoV-2 virus, and 36 deaths per day. The Philippines has recorded 652 new cases and 19 deaths from COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of cases and deaths in the country to 30,052 and 1,169 cases.
Currently, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Timor-Leste have not recorded any deaths due to COVID-19.
Vietnam has gone through 67 days in a row without any Covid-19 cases reported in the community. Among the 349 confirmed cases so far, 209 were imported and quarantined upon arrival, VNA reported.
Vietnam has reported no death so far, while 327 patients, or 93.7 percent of the total cases, have been given the all-clear.
A total of 6,519 people who had close contact with COVID-19 patients and came from pandemic-hit areas are under medical monitoring or quarantine at hospitals, medical stations and at home.
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