People world over are getting increasingly edgy with reports on fast-spreading corona continue to flood them. It is important to look at some positive inputs, though they are only a few, to stay bold and hopeful in this dark phase.
Total cases: A total of 1015,850 cases as of this morning, with 53216 deaths in 197 countries
More people recover: As many as 212,991 people recovered.
Mostly mild cases: 711,989 (95%) of the total active cases are still in mild condition.
Global Recovery picking up: China has reported 76,576 recoveries, according to John Hopkins tracker. It says, 26743 in Spain, 22440 in Germany, 18278 in Italy, 16711 in Iran, 12548 in France and 9090 in US also recovered.
Indian cases: 1860 active cases, 155 cured and discharged and 53 deaths, according to the Union Health Ministry. As many as 15,24,266 people have been screened at the airports.
Italy: After a horrific phase with more than 13,000 deaths, Italy is hoping that the outbreak has peaked. Infections have fallen to a rate four times lower than they were two weeks ago. Fatalities appear to be falling, too. On Wednesday, 727 deaths were recorded, down from 837 the previous day.
Spain: The deaths passed 10,000 on Thursday, as the country reported its highest single-day number of deaths since the outbreak began, with the total rising by more than 1,000 to 10,096 among 110,238 infections.
US Situation: The country recorded more than 5,600 coronavirus deaths, according to data collected by Johns Hopkins University. It has confirmed more than 236,000 cases of the disease.
France: The deaths went up to nearly 5,400, registering 12% spike in the deaths. 884 people in total had died in nursing homes.
China: The country has reported that the spread has stopped now and the authorities have started to allow some access to Wuhan, the city in Hubei province where the outbreak began.
South Korea: South Korea, where a major outbreak began in February, has also seen its number of cases fall in the last couple of weeks.
US People follow the lockdown: A new gallup poll says that vast majority of Americans are following the isolation norms. At least 92 percent of Americans said they were avoiding crowds, 90 percent said they were avoiding mass transit, and 78 percent said they were avoiding public places such as stores or restaurants in the poll. The poll also found that 83 percent of Americans say they’re avoiding even small gatherings like dinner with family and friends.
World Bank Aid: The WB has approved a plan to roll out $160 bn in emergency aid over 15 months to help countries deal with the impact of the global coronavirus pandemic.