Number of corona patients exceeds 11 crore



International Desk, Barta24.com, Dhaka
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The number of patients diagnosed with coronavirus in the world has exceeded 11 crore. On the other hand, the number of death has exceeded 24 lakh 27 thousand.

According to the latest data from the website WorldOMeter, which works with statistics, the number of patients diagnosed with corona in the world at 6:30 a.m. Bangladesh time on Wednesday (February 17) is 116,943. At the same time, a total of 24 lakh 27 thousand 7 people died in Corona in the world.

According to the latest data from World OMeter, the number of people who have recovered from Corona in the world so far is 8 crore 48 lakh 10 thousand 631 people.

The United States is the most affected country in the world. The number of patients diagnosed with corona in the United States is 2 crore 83 lakh 85 thousand 618 people. 4 lakh 99 thousand 754 people have died in Corona in the country.

India ranks second in the list of affected countries. The number of patients diagnosed with corona in India is 1 crore 9 lakh 36 thousand 106 people. 1 lakh 55 thousand 949 people have died in Corona in the country.

Brazil is in third place. The number of patients diagnosed with corona in Brazil is 99 lakh 21 thousand 961 people. 2 lakh 40 thousand 963 people have died in Corona in the country.

Russia ranks fourth on the list. The United Kingdom is fifth. France is sixth. Spain is seventh. Italy is eighth. Turkey is ninth. Germany is tenth. Bangladesh ranks 33rd in the list.

According to the Directorate of Health, as of Tuesday (February 16), a total of 5 lakh 41 thousand 434 people in Bangladesh have been diagnosed with corona infection. To date, a total of 8,298 people have died in Corona while 488621 people recovered.

The first coronavirus was detected in December 2019 in Wuhan, China. The first case of corona disease in China was reported on January 9 this year. However, the announcement came on January 11 last year.

On January 13 last year, the first corona patient outside China was identified in Thailand. Later corona spread to different countries. The World Health Organization declared a global health emergency on January 30, 2020 in the wake of the corona outbreak.

On February 2 last year, the first case of corona disease outside China occurred in the Philippines. On February 11, the World Health Organization named the disease caused by coronavirus 'Covid-19'.

The World Health Organization declared Corona a global pandemic on March 11 last year.