The number of detected cases of coronavirus in the world since the beginning of the pandemic amounted to 104 million 854 thousand 730, according to the data of the American Johns Hopkins University on Friday, February 5.
Worldwide, the number of deaths from coronavirus and COVID-19-related diseases increased per day to 2 million 282 thousand, more than 58 million people recovered.
The leading countries in terms of the number of infections are the United States, India and Brazil. In particular, 26.5 million cases of COVID-19 have been identified in the United States.
India ranks second with 10.8 million COVID-19 patients and Brazil closes the third with 9.3 million coronavirus cases in the country.
A few days ago, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported that the average rate of spread of the coronavirus in the world fell by almost half in February compared to the peak in January.
WHO Director-General Tedros Adanom Ghebreyesus said on February 1 that positive statistics suggest that the virus can be controlled even with the emergence of new strains.
He also noted that as the coronavirus vaccines spread, it is important that everyone continues to comply with preventive measures to keep themselves and others safe.