It has been more than a year since the first case of coronavirus was reported in China. However, after China, Thailand was the first country where the COVID-19 case was confirmed on January 13th, 2020. Till that date, almost every expert had predicted that the virus might have spread in more places than we can imagine, and rightly so, the coronavirus cases started popping out from different states of the world. The pandemic of COVID-19 is surely the most unforgettable and devastating event in everyone’s life, which has not only eaten millions of lives but also left millions of people unemployed.
Despite the invention and arrival of successful vaccines against the deadly coronavirus, the rate of new cases keeps rising every other day. According to the seven-day average record by the World Health Organization, the number of daily new cases was recorded as 715,557 on Monday whereas, the daily cases surpassed 800,000 in the past two days.
The infographic below shows the seven-day average of the newly confirmed cases by WHO around the globe. As per the chart, WHO reported nearly 89 million positive coronavirus cases worldwide; however, the death toll has reached 1.94 million. As per the infographic, the United States of America is observed as the most highly yet worst affected country, with the virus cases exceeding 22 million and over 376,000 deaths. The second worst affected country is India, with more than 10.5 million positive cases of COVID-19, followed by Brazil with 8.1 million confirmed cases.
Infographic by: Statista.com