According to Worldometer real-time statistics, as of January 18, 2022, there have been 330,741,447 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the world, and a total of 5,562,194 deaths. Globally, there were 2,260,900 new confirmed cases and 4,969 new deaths in a single day.
The data shows that the United States, India, Spain, Argentina, and France are the five countries with the largest number of newly confirmed cases. Russia, the United States, India, France and Italy are the five countries with the newest deaths.
More than 350,000 new confirmed cases in the United States, the health director warns that “the next few weeks will be difficult”
According to Worldometer real-time statistics, as of around 6:30 on January 18, 2022, there have been 67,229,678 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States and 874,016 deaths. Compared with the data at 6:30 the previous day, there were 351,092 new confirmed cases and 599 new deaths in the United States.
As the mutated strain of Omicron spreads in the United States, the number of confirmed cases continues to surge, and U.S. Surgeon General Murthy warned on the 16th that there are still about 800,000 new cases per day in the United States, and the next few weeks will be difficult. In the face of a severe epidemic, Murthy also believes that vaccines are still very effective in keeping people out of hospitals and saving lives, and he hopes everyone can get vaccinated as soon as possible.
More than 80,000 new confirmed cases in the UK, with a total of more than 15.3 million confirmed cases
On the 17th local time, the latest data released by the Department of Health and Social Security of the United Kingdom showed that in the past 24 hours, there were 84,429 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United Kingdom, with a total of 15,301,709 confirmed cases; 85 new deaths were added that day, with a total of 152,072 deaths.
France adds more than 100,000 confirmed cases, the “vaccine passport” bill may take effect this weekend
According to data released by the French public health department on the 17th local time, as of the afternoon of the same day, the cumulative number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in France reached 14,274,498, with 102,144 new cases within 24 hours. The cumulative number of deaths has reached 127,265, with 298 new cases within 24 hours. As of the 17th, there were 3,913 critically ill hospitalized patients.
Previously, the French National Assembly has passed the “vaccine passport” bill, which will take effect this weekend if it goes well. It will replace the existing health pass and will have tougher penalties for fraud.
Italy adds more than 80,000 confirmed cases, and the number of people vaccinated against the COVID-19 last week set a new record
On the 17th local time, the latest statistics released by the Italian Ministry of Health showed that in the past 24 hours, there were 83,403 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country, with a total of 8,790,302 confirmed cases; 287 new deaths and a total of 141,391 deaths; new cured cases. There are 76,679 cases, and a total of 6,093,633 cases have been cured; there are 2,555,278 confirmed cases. In the past 24 hours, Italy has completed about 540,000 COVID-19 tests, with a positive detection rate of 15.4%.
On January 16, local time, a non-profit medical research institution in Italy released data that between January 10 and 16, of the 542,000 people who received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in the country, about 140,000 were people over the age of 50. This shows that Italy’s “mandatory vaccination order” is beginning to bear fruit. According to statistics from vaccination sites, Italy completed about 4.5 million vaccinations from January 10 to 16, setting a new record for the number of vaccinations since the outbreak.
Russia adds more than 30,000 confirmed cases, with a total of more than 10.83 million confirmed cases
According to the information released by the official website of Russia’s COVID-19 virus epidemic prevention, as of 11:00 on January 17, Moscow time, in the past 24 hours, Russia has newly confirmed 30,726 new cases of COVID-19, with a total of 1,0834,260 confirmed cases; 670 new deaths and a total of 321,990 deaths.