COVID Today, April 16, until 9:00 a.m. Worldwide, 140,511,425 people are infected with the COVID-19 virus, 119,330,709 recovered and the cumulative total of 3,012,007 deaths.
The US has the highest number of COVID-19 cases in the world (32,305,912), followed by India (14,521,683), Brazil (13,834,342), France (5,224,321), Russia (4,684,148), United Kingdom (4,383,572), Turkey ( 4,150,039), Italy (3,842,079), Spain (3,407,283) and Germany (3,116,950).
Countries with more than 2 million people infected include Poland, Argentina, Colombia, Mexico and Iran.
Countries with more than 1 million cases of the infection are Ukraine, Peru, Czech Republic, Indonesia, South Africa, the Netherlands, Chile, Canada and Romania.
The US is also the country with the highest number of deaths in the world (579,942), followed by Brazil (369,024), Mexico (211,213), India (175,673), United Kingdom (127,225), Italy (116,366) and Russia ( 104,795)
The World Health Organization (WHO) warned that COVID-19 The Indian species (B.1.617) may have the ability to spread rapidly. This is in line with the statement from the Indian Health Ministry stating that the virus strains the virus. May increase the number of infected people And the virus may escape the immune system
The COVID-19 virus The Indian species is mutated in 2 locations: E484Q and L452R. Scientist Found such mutations Isolated in many virus strains But mutations have been found in these two locations only in the Indian virus strain.
Found that the coronavirus Indian species A mutation occurs at the viral protein spine. This makes the virus better adhere to cells in the human body. And causes the virus to spread quickly
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