October 16, 2020

COVID-19 FACTS & FIGURES

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In Short

According to the IMF’s Managing Director, strong international cooperation on coronavirus vaccine could speed up the world economic recovery and add $9 trillion to global income by 2025. A WHO trial found that Remdesivir, Hydroxychloroquine, Lopinavir and Interferon have little or no effect on hospitalized Covid-19 patients. Gilead Sciences has questioned the findings of the WHO study saying data appeared inconsistent.
COVID-19 FACTS & FIGURES
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Highlights:

  • October 15: 396,574 total new cases (+1.0%), vs 382,916 the previous day and 341,392 7-day average. Now confirmed
    38,864,628 cases worldwide (214 countries and territories) vs 36,474,886 cases last week.
  • 1,097,406 people have died (2.8% of confirmed cases) and 28,885,168 have recovered (74.3%).
  • Europe: 5,929,049 cases; 7-day average growth of 110,901. USA: 7,979,709 cases; 7-day average growth of 53,405.
  • Brazil: 5,170,996 cases, 7-day average growth of 20,208. India: 7,365,509 cases, 7-day average growth of 65,957.
  • Almost 400k new cases have been registered on October 15, as cases in Europe are increasing almost everywhere.
  • France registered more than 30,000 new cases, followed by the UK (+19k) and Spain (+13k).

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COVID-19 UPDATE: Facts & Figures 16/10/2020

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