Washington. The number of people who died due to coronavirus infection has increased to more than one lakh 61 thousand while the cases of infection have reached above 23 lakh 50 thousand. The number of dead in the continent most affected by the epidemic has crossed the 100,000 marks. The most affected countries are the United States, Italy, Spain, France and Britain. Except in America, all four other countries are part of Europe. At the same time, Iran’s supreme religious leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has advised the sick people not to fast during Ramadan.
Deaths in Spain are somewhat less
During the last twenty-four hours in Spain, 410 people died. The number was 565 a day earlier. This is the first time since March 22 when the number of dead in a day was so low. On April 2, the maximum number of deaths was 950. The number of dead in the country has now exceeded 20 thousand. The number of infected people in the country is approaching two lakhs. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has said that he will appeal to Parliament to extend the lockdown by May 9. However, it will not be as stiff as before.
2500 elderly died in a week in Britain
The number of deaths from corona in ‘care homes’ caring for the elderly in Britain has doubled in a week. The report by NGO The National Care Home Forum said that 2500 people died in the care home in the last seven days.
Don’t keep sick people fast: Khamenei
Iran on Saturday allowed small trading establishments in the capital Tehran to resume operations. But theaters, gyms, schools, and universities have not been opened. The country’s highest religious leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has advised the sick people not to fast during Ramadan.
Number of infected in Japan crosses ten thousand
In Japan, 568 new cases of infection were reported during the last twenty-four hours. In this way, the number of infected people in the country has exceeded ten thousand. 174 people have died.
Country deaths infected
Italy 23,227 – 175,925
Spain 20,453 – 195,944
France 19,323 – 151,793
Britain 15,464 – 114,217
Belgium 5,683 – 38,496
Germany 4,545 – 144,033
China 4632 – 82,735
Iran 5,118 – 82,211
Italy benefited from curb movement
At the same time, researchers say that two lakh people have been exposed to the corona infection due to restrictions imposed by the Italian government on movement. Also, these measures were helpful in reducing the infection by 45 percent. So far more than 23 thousand people have died in Italy. Major researcher and professor Marino Gatto of the University of Italy, Politecnico di Milano, says that if these restrictions were not implemented, about two lakh people would have been hospitalized due to contagion, which is more than the capacity of the country’s hospitals Happen.