Covid-19 is a deadly virus that has been sweeping the world since 2019. China is the first country to record positive cases on its territory. Today, this virus is present in almost every country in the world. The WHO has finally certified that it is now a pandemic. There are countries in the world that are severely affected by it. Among them, 4 stand out significantly and will be the subject of our analysis.
Covid-19: the 4 most affected countries
According to Johns Hopkins University as of Friday, March 19, 2021, the coronavirus has taken at least 2,694,915 cases out of a total of 122,036,229 detected. Among the most affected countries in the world is the United States. It has a total of 29,677,422 cases and 539,868 deaths. Brazil is next, with 11,780,820 cases. Of these, 287,499 died. Mexico is in third place with 196,606 victims. It has a total of 2,182,188 cases. Finally, to close this list, India is added. It has a total of 11,514,331 people registered and 159,370 have already died.
Covid-19: In Europe, Asia and Africa
On the European continent, the United Kingdom is the most affected country as of Friday 19 March 2021. It has 126,263 deaths. This is followed by Italy (104,241), France (91,833) and Angela Merkel's country with 74,453 deaths. These three countries are the most affected in Europe. On the other hand, Iran is heavily affected on the Asian continent. It recorded a total of 61,649 victims. In Africa, South Africa is the most affected country. Next come the countries of North Africa (Morocco and Egypt). These countries have at least 100,000 confirmed cases. The coronavirus continues to wreak havoc and the barrier measures to protect against it are still in place.