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Global Covid-19 Updates As At April 18, plus Africa update

Courtesy: Norbert Elekes

COVID-19 GLOBAL UPDATES

Confirmed Cases 2,329,030; Recovered 595,866; Total Deaths 160,542; Active Cases 1,572,622; Affected Countries 212

Coronavirus update, Africa:

– South Africa: 251 new cases
– Ghana: 193 new cases
– Egypt: 188 new cases
– Morocco: 121 new cases
– Algeria: 116 new cases
– Ivory Coast: 113 new cases
– Nigeria: 49 new cases
– Mali: 45 new cases
– Sudan: 33 new cases
– Kenya: 16 new cases

NEW: South Africa reports 251 new cases of coronavirus, 3,034 cases in total.

South Africa’s largest daily increase so far.

NEW: Nigeria reports 49 new cases of coronavirus and 2 new deaths.

A total of 542 cases and 19 deaths.

NEW: For 7th day in a row, Russia reports record number of new coronavirus cases.

NEW: Russia reports 4,785 new cases of coronavirus, 36,793 cases in total.

Russia’s largest daily increase by far.

NEW: “U.S. produced dramatically better health outcomes than any other country with the possible exception of Germany.”- President Trump on coronavirus.

NEW: Protesters in Texas chant ‘Fire Fauci’ and demand reopening businesses.

NEW: Number of confirmed coronavirus cases in London has reached 20,000.

NEW: Delhi reports 186 new cases of coronavirus and 1 new death.

A total of 1,893 cases and 43 deaths.

NEW: New York now allows people to get married remotely and clerks to perform ceremonies via video conference.

Good news from New York:

– Number of new cases down
– Number of new deaths down
– Number of hospitalized down
– Number of ICU patients down
– Number of intubations down
– Number of new people tested up

NEW: New York reports its lowest number of new coronavirus deaths since April 1.

BREAKING: New York reports 7,090 new cases of coronavirus and 540 new deaths.

Total of 236,732 cases and 13,362 deaths.

NEW: India reports 277 new coronavirus cases and 12 new deaths in Gujarat.

State total at 1,376 cases and 53 deaths.

NEW: India reports 125 new coronavirus cases in Uttar Pradesh, state total at 974.

14 deaths, 108 recovered.

NEW: For the fourth day in a row, Saudi Arabia reports record number of new coronavirus cases.

NEW: Saudi Arabia reports 1,132 new cases of coronavirus, 8,274 cases in total.

Saudi Arabia’s largest daily increase by far.

Coronavirus global outbreak:

April 18: 2,300,000 cases
April 12: 1,800,000 cases
April 6: 1,300,000 cases
Mar 31: 800,000 cases
Mar 21: 300,000 cases
Mar 6: 100,000 cases
Jan 31: 10,000 cases
Jan 24: 1,000 cases
Jan 19: 100 cases

NEW: India reports 92 new cases of coronavirus in MP, state total at 1,402.

69 deaths, 127 recovered.

NEW: Sweden reports 606 new cases of coronavirus and 111 new deaths.

A total of 13,822 cases and 1,511 deaths.

NEW: Number of confirmed coronavirus cases has reached 2,300,000 worldwide.

NEW: India reports 122 new coronavirus cases and 4 new deaths in Rajasthan.

State total at 1,351 cases and 21 deaths.

NEW: India reports 49 new coronavirus cases in Tamil Nadu, state total at 1,372.

15 deaths, 365 recovered.

NEW: India reports 43 new coronavirus cases in Telangana, state total at 809.

18 deaths, 186 recovered.

NEW: New York City residents can now report others for not social distancing.

NEW: Iran reports 1,374 new cases of coronavirus and 73 new deaths.

A total of 80,868 cases and 5,031 deaths.

NEW: Belgium reports 1,045 new cases of coronavirus and 290 new deaths.

A total of 37,183 cases and 5,453 deaths.

Good news from Italy:

– Number of new cases down
– Number of new deaths down
– Number of hospitalized down
– Number of ICU patients down
– Nearly 45,000 patients recovered

BREAKING: Italy reports 3,491 new cases of coronavirus and 482 new deaths.

Total of 175,925 cases and 23,227 deaths.

NEW: New York reports its lowest number of Covid patients in hospitals since April 5.

NEW: Netherlands reports 1,140 new cases of coronavirus and 142 new deaths.

A total of 31,589 cases and 3,601 deaths.

NEW: Singapore reports 942 new cases of coronavirus, 5,992 cases in total.

Singapore’s largest daily increase by far.

NEW: Indonesia reports 325 new cases of coronavirus, 6,248 cases in total.

535 deaths, 631 recovered.

UK’s update:

– Number of new cases down
– Number of new deaths up
– Number of new people tested up
– Case fatality at all-time high 13.5%

NEW: UK reported its largest number of new coronavirus deaths in 7 days.

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