Distribution of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases worldwide as of July 6, 2020
As of July 6, 2020, the countries with the highest share of COVID-19 cases worldwide included the United States, Brazil, and India with the U.S. accounting for 26 percent of cases worldwide. This statistic shows the distribution of COVID-19 cases worldwide as of July 6, 2020.
The various types of human coronavirus
The SARS-CoV-2 virus is the seventh known coronavirus to infect humans; its emergence makes it the third in recent years to cause widespread infectious disease, following the viruses responsible for SARS and MERS. Common human coronaviruses typically cause mild symptoms such as a cough or a cold, but the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 has led to more severe respiratory illnesses and deaths worldwide.
Is there a cure for this new coronavirus?
There are currently no dedicated treatments for COVID-19. While clinical studies take place to develop new drugs, pharmaceutical companies and research groups are experimenting to see if older ones can be repurposed. During the SARS and MERS outbreaks, work began on investigational vaccines, and this information is proving valuable in the race to find a treatment for COVID-19. The basic biology of the virus is well understood, making it possible to decide which current drugs have a chance of success.
As of July 5, 2020, Brazil was the Latin American country with the highest number of deaths due to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), reporting a total of 64,867 fatal cases. São Paulo is the state where the majority of fatal cases occurred, with over 16 thousand deaths as of that day.
On June 6, the Brazilian government stopped publishing the accumulated number of cases and deaths in the country, as well as the breakdown by state, and deleted the previously published history. Reporting was resumed on June 9.
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Distribution of COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. as of July 1, 2020, by race
As of July 1, 2020, around 23 percent of COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. have been among non-Hispanic Black or African Americans, and 16.7 percent of deaths were among those of Hispanic or Latino origin. This statistic shows the distribution of COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) deaths in the United States as of July 1, 2020, by race.
Main awards assigned to the music composer Ennio Morricone 1965-2020
During his 60 years of musical careers, Ennio Morricone composed about 500 scores for cinema and television, sold roughly 70 million albums and received several prestigious international and national awards. In 2016, the renowned Italian composer won an Academy Award for the original score of The Hateful Eight by Quentin Tarantino. In 2007, he also won a Honorary Academy Award for his significant contributions to the film music sector. Apart from winning three Golden Globes, and six BAFTA Awards, Ennio Morricone also obtained 11 of the so-called Nastro d'Argento (Silver Ribbon), the awards assigned by the Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists.
In 2020 Istanbul was the largest city in Europe with an estimated urban agglomeration of 15.9 million people. The Russian capital, Moscow was the second largest city in 2020 at 12.5 million, followed by the capitals of France and the United Kingdom, with Paris at 11 million and London at 9.3 million people. Although both Russia and Turkey have most of their territory in Asia, Istanbul and Moscow are located within Europe, with Istanbul famously straddling both continents
Europe’s population almost 750 million
Since 1950, the population of Europe has increased by approximately 200 million people, increasing from 550 million to 750 million in this seventy-year period. Prior to the turn of the millennium, Europe was the second-most populated continent, before it was overtaken by Africa, which saw its population increase from 228 million in 1950, to 817 million by 2000. Asia has consistently had the largest population of the world’s continents and was estimated to have a population of 4.6 billion in 2020.
Europe’s largest countries
Including its territory in Asia, Russia is the by far largest country in the world, with a territory of around 17 million square kilometers, almost double that of the next largest country, Canada. Within Europe, Russia also has the continents largest population at 145 million, followed by Germany at 83 million and the United Kingdom at almost 68 million. By contrast, Europe is also 澳门棋牌真人娱乐home to various micro-states such as San Marino, which has a population of just 30 thousand.
Number of armed police in England and Wales 2008-2019
There were over 6.6 thousand police officers licensed to carry firearms in England and Wales as of 2019, the highest number of armed police officers since 2011/12 when there were over 6.7 thousand. In the same reporting year,there were over 123 thousand police officers in England and Wales, highlighting the fact that most police officers in the UK do not carry firearms.
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