In the US the total number of people infected will hit 6 million today, however, their graph is steadily falling from the peak number of daily cases on the 16th of July when almost 80,000 became infected down to 46,000 two days ago. The number of cases dropped to 37,000 of the 24th of August, the lowest number in a day since the 24th of June. The number of people dead from the virus is "reportedly," 183,000 in the US.
In Brazil, the graph is also steadily falling. The total number of people infected will hit 4 million soon, however, their numbers are falling from the peak number of daily cases on the 29th of July when almost 70,000 became infected down to 17,000 on the 24th of August. The number of people dead from the virus is "reportedly," 120,000 in Brazil.
India is fast becoming the worst place on the planet statistically, with a total of almost 3.5 million cases, the daily cases in India are exploding with a massive 86,000 people infected on August the 26th, the largest number of infections in one day for any country since the Pandemic began. 62,000 people have died in India so far but the total is rising fast.
Europe is beginning to feel the force of a second-wave. On the 1st of June 2020, Spain with no recorded deaths that day and only 159 new infections decided to open its beaches in a bid to save the Spanish tourist industry. Later that month they decided to open their borders for tourists from other European countries. It was a stupid decision, by the 24th of August the daily number of infections had exploded to almost 20,000 people, a figure which is more than double the highest number of the first wave which was 9,063 back in March. Nearly 30,000 people have "reportedly," died from the virus in Spain.
The UK appears to be in its second wave and has suffered 41,000 deaths from Covid-19 and has the highest number of deaths in Europe. France too is suffering a second wave, after having almost no new cases at the beginning of July France witnessed an incredible spike of more than 15,000 new infections on August the 21st. The number of people dead from the virus is "reportedly," 30,000 in France. Italy's cases are rising steadily too, 35,000 people have died in Italy. Germany's cases are rising steadily at the moment although less than 10,000 people have died there which is an incredibly low number when you consider they have had 243,000 infected people.
Sweden is perhaps the biggest mystery in the world, certainly in Europe, with no lockdown and with every bar, shop and supermarket remaining open throughout the pandemic cases there are falling dramatically. After peaking at 1,700 cases per day on the 24th of June the number of infected people per day has dropped to around 150 a day. A surprisingly low death count in Sweden too at just less than 6,000, what is Sweden doing right and what is the US, Brazil and India doing right?