Corona deaths around the world exceed five million and 552 thousand people

Capitals, (ST) -  The death toll from infection with the Corona virus around the world since its outbreak began in December 2019 has exceeded five million and 552,000 people, according to the latest statistics from the American Worldo meter website.

Corona virus kills more than 5 million and 519 thousand people around the world

Capitals (ST): The Corona virus has killed more than 5 million and 519 thousand people around the world since its outbreak began in December 2019, according to the latest statistics from the American World Meters website.

According to the website, the total number of coronavirus infections around the world has so far reached 3,13444,750, and the total number of deaths has reached 55,19,420, while the total number of recoveries from infection has reached 2,615,39068.

The United States continues to lead the countries most affected by the virus in terms of infections and deaths, with 862,931 deaths out of 6,299,7892 infections, followed by India with 484,359 deaths out of 360,60902 infections, and Brazil third with 620,238 deaths out of 226,29460 infections.

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3 thousand employees of an American airline infected with Corona

Washington (ST): United Airlines announced the reduction of the number of its flights, pressured by the significant increase in cases of “Covid 19” disease among its employees, which amounted to thousands of cases.

CNBC quoted a company official as saying that American airlines canceled thousands of flights during the end of the year and until early this year due to Corona infection among their crews and a series of winter storms.

The official added that “United” has about 3,000 workers infected with the Coronavirus, which represents about 4 percent of the company’s workforce in the United States, but he refused to reveal the number of flights that the company will cancel.

Lebanon records more than 6 thousand new cases of corona

Beirut (ST): The Lebanese Ministry of Public Health recorded 13 deaths and 6,665 new infections with the Corona virus during the past 24 hours.

The ministry stated in its report today that the total number of injuries in the country rose to 787,498, while the total number of deaths rose to 9,311.

Yesterday, Lebanon recorded 15 deaths and 6,653 infections with the Coronavirus.

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The World Health Organization warns that more than half of Europe will be infected with Omicron within two months

The World Health Organization has warned that more than half of the European population could be infected with the Omicron mutant from the Corona virus if the current rate of infections continues.

"At this rate, the Institute for Health Metrics expects that more than 50 percent of the population in the region will be infected with omicron in the next six to eight weeks," the organization's director of Europe, Hans Kluge, told AFP.