The pandemic caused by the new coronavirus has already spread to 231 countries with 685.206.739 infected. The disease is caused by a new virus that had not been detected in humans until a few months ago.
In South Africa the figures released by the Ministry of Health record a total of 4.075.512, which marks an increase of 275 new cases compared to the previous day.
South Africa ranks 38 in countries with reported Covid-19 cases, the viral pneumonia that affects the planet. The list of the top ten is as follows: EE.UU. 106.392.950, India 44.776.002, France 39.867.463, Germany 38.374.310, Brazil 37.358.092, Japan 33.547.551, S. Korea 30.944.430, Italy 25.715.384, UK 24.448.729 and Russia 22.734.824.
In the last 24 hours, no deaths were reported and the number of fatalities remains at 102.595.
So far, 192 pacients are in critical condition expecting to react positively.
In contrast, it has been reported that 3.912.506 people have recovered in the country.
The president Cyril Ramaphosa is closely monitoring the situation while the authorities continue to coordinate the actions of health personnel across the country.
Recommendations to minimize the transmission of the infection can be found at the World Health Organization (WHO)
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As of April 12th WHO released new figures on the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes coronavirus disease COVID-19. The global total is 685.206.739 which marks an increase of 60.412 62,755 from the previous day.
Additionally, the number of people who died as a result of complications related to the effects of the virus amounts to 237 and the total number of deaths in the world is 6.839.381.
WHO accounts 639.028.778 people recovered and 8.915 infected by Covid 19 in critical condition.
People with COVID-19 often have flu-like symptoms, such as fever, tiredness, and a dry cough. Some may have muscle aches, a stuffy nose, a sore throat, or diarrhea. Most people (about 80%) recover from the disease in about 7 days without the need for any special treatment. About 1 in 6 people who develop COVID-19 can progress to a serious illness, having difficulty breathing, and will require hospitalization.
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