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GlobalData Epidemiologist Report: US and Brazil worst affected by Covid-19 as global cases pass 8 million – steep increases in Peru and India

By Paul Dennis

16 June

Globally, the total confirmed cases of Covid-19 have reached over 8,000,000, with over 437,000 deaths and 3,880,000 recoveries.

The US still remains the most heavily affected country, reporting the largest number of newly confirmed cases and deaths worldwide.

Brazil follows the US, with the number of deaths now overtaking those seen in the UK and total confirmed cases sharply increasing.

In Europe, all countries, excluding Poland and Sweden, are now past the first peak of transmission.

Peru reports a steep increase in daily cases and deaths despite implementing early lock-down measures from mid-March.

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India continues to see a rise in infection and death rate, putting strain on their health system.

In Delhi, railway carriages are being converted to beds for Covid-19 patients to provide additional support.

Katie Wrenn, MPH, Epidemiologist at GlobalData

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