April 1, 2021

COVID-19 UPDATE Facts & Figures

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In Short

BioNTech and Pfizer raised their Covid-19 vaccine production target for this year to 2.5 billion doses. A WHO-China study on the origins of Covid-19 says that transmission of the virus from bats to humans through another animal is the most likely scenario and that a lab leak is “extremely unlikely”.
COVID-19 UPDATE Facts & Figures
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  • March 31: 663,323 total new cases (+0.5%), vs 544,905 the previous day and 575,314 7-day average. Now confirmed 128,749,860 cases worldwide vs 124,722,659 cases last week.
  • 2,814,372 people have died (2.2% of confirmed cases) and 104,383,426 have recovered (81.1%).
  • Europe: 39,996,488 cases; 7-day avg growth of 235,297. USA: 30,460,342 cases; 7-day avg growth of 63,974.
  • Vaccines: around 595 million doses have been administered globally, of which 150 million in the USA and 73 million in the EU. 84 vaccines are in clinical evaluation and 184 vaccines are in preclinical evaluation.

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COVID-19 UPDATE: Facts & Figures – 01/04/2021
April 1st, 2021
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