The number of detected cases of infection with a new type of coronavirus in the world has exceeded 24 million people.
This is evidenced by the data of the American Johns Hopkins University, which calculates based on information from international organizations, federal and local authorities.
According to the university, the number of infected is now 24 000 302, 821 654 people died, 15 629 291 recovered. Most cases of infection (5 807 480) were recorded in the United States. This is followed by Brazil (3 669 995) and India (3 234 474).
Recall that the main method of transmission of coronavirus infection from person to person is airborne. The researchers note that the virus actively spreads not only when you cough or runny nose, but even while breathing. At the same time, the chance of getting infected by touching a surface with a virus вЂ” in offices, supermarkets, porches вЂ” is much lower.