The number of confirmed Sars-CoV-2 infections rose to around 1.4 million worldwide by Tuesday afternoon (local time), according to data from the University of Johns Hopkins in Baltimore. According to this, more than 17,000 people with Corona died in Italy, around 13,900 in Spain, more than 12,000 in the USA and more than 10,000 in France.
Among the countries most affected by Covid-19 lung disease, the university recorded the highest proportion of corona deaths relative to the population in Spain and Italy. In both countries, about 27 people per 100,000 inhabitants died from the virus. Belgium ranks third in this statistic (14 deaths per 100,000 population), followed by France (13), the Netherlands (11), Switzerland (9) and Great Britain (8). In Austria there were around 2.5 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants, slightly more than in Germany (2.2). In China, around 0.2 people per 100,000 inhabitants have died so far.