More Than 2.66 Million COVID-19 Confirmed Cases Worldwide

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According to Worldometer’s real-time statistics, as of 6:30 on January 6, 2022, Beijing time, a total of 297,789,706 confirmed cases of COVID-19 worldwide, and a total of 5,480,767 deaths. There were 2,666,612 new confirmed cases and 8,798 new deaths in a single day around the world.

Data shows that the United States, France, the United Kingdom, Italy, and Spain are the five countries with the largest number of new confirmed cases. The United States, Russia, Poland, Germany, and the United Kingdom are the five countries with the largest number of new deaths.

More than 760,000 new confirmed cases in the U.S. 672 children hospitalized with COVID-19

According to Worldometer’s real-time statistics, as of around 6:30 on January 6, 2022, Beijing time, a total of 58560494 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in the United States, and a total of 853,139 deaths have been reported. Compared with the data at 6:30 the previous day, there were 760,788 new confirmed cases and 2,367 new deaths in the United States.

CNN reported that with the spread of the Omicron, many children in the United States were hospitalized with the COVID-19. According to data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, last week, an average of 672 children in the United States were hospitalized every day because of the COVID-19. The American Academy of Pediatrics previously stated that in the week ending December 30, 2021, there were 325,000 confirmed cases of pediatric COVID-19 in the United States, a record high.

More than 190,000 new confirmed cases in the UK, COVID-19 test kits in short supply

On January 5, local time, the British government released data showing that there were 194,747 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United Kingdom that day, and the cumulative number of confirmed cases reached 13,835,334; there were 334 new deaths, and the cumulative number of deaths reached 149,284.

According to a report by the BBC on the 5th, the country’s COVID-19 test kits were seriously out of stock, and even the kits were sold out within an hour of being shipped to the pharmacy. The recent severe COVID-19 in the UK has caused a sharp increase in Omicron infections. The country recommends that close contacts conduct daily self-examinations within 10 days of close contact, which has led to a surge in the demand for kits. In addition, the UK government’s kit booking website shows that there are currently no new products available for order in the country, and many pharmacies have zero stocks.

More than 300,000 new confirmed cases in France are new high since the COVID-19

According to data released by the French public health department on the 5th, the country has more than 300,000 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, reaching 332,252, which is the highest number of new cases in a single day since the outbreak. Data shows that as of the 5th, the cumulative number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in France exceeded 10.92 million; there were 246 new deaths in the past 24 hours, and the cumulative deaths were nearly 125,000.

Italy adds more than 180,000 new confirmed cases, hitting highest value since outbreak

On January 5, local time, the latest statistics released by the Italian Ministry of Health showed that in the past 24 hours, there were 189,109 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country, which continued to set the highest value since the outbreak in the country, with a total of 6756035 confirmed cases; There were 231 deaths and a total of 138,276 deaths; 33,037 new cases were cured, and a total of 5196,642 cured cases; 1421,117 existing confirmed cases.

Russia adds more than 15,000 new confirmed cases

According to news from the Russian Epidemic Prevention Headquarters on the 5th, in the past 24 hours, Russia has newly confirmed 15,772 new cases of COVID-19, of which 8.8% are asymptomatic infections. The current total number of confirmed cases in Russia is 10,585,984; there are 828 new deaths and a total of 3,13015 deaths. ; 25581 new cases were cured, and a total of 9,600,728 cases were cured.

The head of the Russian Federation’s Consumer Rights Protection and Public Welfare Supervision Bureau and the State Chief Epidemiologist Popova said on the 5th that the prevalence of COVID-19 has been reduced in all regions of Russia. She also called on the people to continue to observe the COVID-19 prevention measures.