Global recoveries from Covid-19 exceed 7 million

  • 11:03 09 July 2020

Global recoveries from Covid-19 exceed 7 million

Worldwide, more than 7 million people of those infected with Covid-19 - have recovered from the deadly infection that emerged at a market in central China late last year and has shown little sign of abating, affecting more than 12 million people globally, ONA reports.

The total number of fatalities recorded from the disease world over stood at nearly 550,000.

The US is the worst-hit country with 3 million infections and almost 134,000 deaths.

The first coronavirus case was confirmed in Azerbaijan on February 28. A high alert was imposed in Azerbaijan on March 14 and a quarantine regime was introduced on March 24. The authorities began to ease the coronavirus lockdowns from April 27. Due to a surge in coronavirus incidence following mitigation of the quarantine measures, coronavirus lockdowns were re-imposed in Baku and other big cities for a period from June 21 to July 5 then extended until 20 July.