December 4th Comprehensive report, according to the statistics of Johns Hopkins University in the United States, as of 7:27 Beijing time on December 4, there were more than 65 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 and more than 1.5 million deaths worldwide. Reuters pointed out that this is equivalent to one death every nine seconds.
At present, the United States is still the country with the worst epidemic, with more than 14.1 million confirmed cases. On December 3rd local time, the number of new deaths in the United States exceeded 2,800, the highest number since the outbreak.
That same day, the overall forecast released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) showed that the number of deaths from COVID-19 in the United States will reach 303,000 to 329,000 by December 26.
In the face of the spreading epidemic, Los Angeles Mayor Gachetti warned on the 2nd local time that if the coronavirus continues to spread at the current rate, the beds in Los Angeles hospitals will be “out” before Christmas. He called on the people to “be ready” and “cancel everything” to help stop the spread of the virus.
On December 1st local time, the WHO released its weekly epidemiological report on COVID-19. Last week, about half of the new deaths worldwide came from the European region. Russia reported 589 new deaths on December 2, the highest number of deaths in a single day since the outbreak of the epidemic, with a total of 41,053 deaths.
In addition, the speed of the spread of the coronavirus epidemic in Iran is worrying. On the 3rd local time, Iran’s Ministry of Health said that the cumulative number of confirmed cases in the country has exceeded 1 million. At present, Iran is the country with the worst epidemic in the Middle East.
Recently, WHO Director-General Tedros Tedros said that the COVID-19 pandemic will eventually end, and everyone should play a role in ending the COVID-19 pandemic. Now that many countries are approaching the holiday, for many people, they should stay at home and stay safe, avoid gathering with different families, and avoid going to crowded shopping malls.