April 30, 2020

COVID-19: Total fatalities surge past 220,000 globally

According to the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), since 31 December 2019 and as of 30 April 2020, 3 130 800 cases of COVID-19 have been reported, including 227 771 deaths.

Cases have been reported from:

Africa: 36 743 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are South Africa (5 350), Egypt (5 268), Morocco (4 321), Algeria (3 848) and Cameroon (1 832).

Asia: 502 955 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are Turkey (117 589), Iran (93 657), China (83 944), India (33 050) and Saudi Arabia (21 402).

America: 1 293 607 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are United States (1 039 909), Brazil (78 162), Canada (51 587), Peru (33 931) and Ecuador (24 675).

Europe: 1 288 663 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are Spain (212 917), Italy (203 591), United Kingdom (165 221), Germany (159 119) and France (128 442).

Oceania: 8 136 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are Australia (6 746), New Zealand (1 129), Guam (145), French Polynesia (58) and Fiji (18).

Other: 696 cases have been reported from an international conveyance in Japan.

Deaths have been reported from:

Africa: 1 591 deaths; the five countries reporting most deaths are Algeria (444), Egypt (380), Morocco (168), South Africa (103) and Cameroon (61).

Asia: 18 203 deaths; the five countries reporting most deaths are Iran (5 957), China (4 637), Turkey (3 081), India (1 074) and Indonesia (784).

America: 74 591 deaths; the five countries reporting most deaths are United States (60 966), Brazil (5 466), Canada (2 996), Mexico (1 732) and Peru (943).

Europe: 132 543 deaths; the five countries reporting most deaths are Italy (27 682), United Kingdom (26 097), Spain (24 275), France (24 087) and Belgium (7 501).

Oceania: 116 deaths; the 4 countries reporting deaths are Australia (90), New Zealand (19), Guam (5) and Northern Mariana Islands (2).

Other: 7 deaths have been reported from an international conveyance in Japan.

[Note from ECDC: The data presented have been collected between 6:00 and 10:00 CET, 30 April.]

The following map by ECDC shows the geographic distribution of 14-day cumulative number of reported COVID-19 cases per 100 000 population, worldwide, as of 30 April 2020.

SOURCE: ECDC