Receios crescentes de segunda vaga do coronavírus
July 27, 2020 -
A pandemia de coronavírus está a aumentar mais que nunca em todo o
mundo, com quase duas vezes mais países a relatarem aumento de
novos casos nos últimos quinze dias que os que apresentam declínio significativo.
Covid-19 cases have been increasing in more than 70 countries, including the United States, Brazil, India, Australia, Spain, Japan, Belgium, Vietnam and Israel, according to a New York Times database.
By contrast, only around 30 countries have reported a decreasing trend in infections, including Chile, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Sweden and Portugal.
Many countries, especially those where officials eased earlier social distancing lockdowns, are experiencing a second peak more than a month after recording their first, Reuters said.
The United States remains the country most affected by the pandemic, with more than four million cases and almost 150,000 deaths. Brazil and India have also exceeded one million cases.
Worldwide there have been more than 16 million cases of the coronavirus and almost 650,000 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University.
The true numbers of both cases and deaths are almost certainly underreported, particularly in countries with poorer health care systems, health experts and officials say.
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