Many countries conduct direct symbolic testing |

The novel coronavirus has killed at least 1,675,362 people since the uprising erupted in China last December, according to a report from official sources compiled by AFP on Saturday.

At least 75,611,670 cases were recorded. Of these, it is now estimated that at least 48,148,100 have been recovered.

The tallies, using data collected by AFP from national authorities and information from the World Health Organization (WHO), may represent just a fraction of the true number of diseases.

Many countries test only symbolic or worst cases.

On Friday, 12,444 new deaths and 689,382 new cases were recorded worldwide.

Based on the latest reports, the countries with the most recent deaths were the United States with 2,710, followed by Brazil with 823 and Mexico with 762.

The United States is the worst-hit country with 313,660 deaths out of 17,465,147 cases. At least 6,298,082 people were named.

After the US, the hardest hit countries are Brazil with 185,650 deaths from 7,162,978 cases, India with 145,136 deaths from 10,004,599 cases, Mexico with 117,249 deaths from 1,301,546 cases, and Italy with 67,894 deaths from 1,921,778 cases.

The country with the highest number of deaths compared to its population is Belgium with 159 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants, followed by Italy with 112, Peru with 112, Slovenia 109 and Bosnia-Herzegovina 109 .

In Europe as a whole there are 510,334 deaths from 23,543,754 cases, Latin America and the Caribbean 482,064 deaths from 14,514,536 diseases, and the United States and Canada 327,652 deaths from 17,957,855 cases.

Asia has reported 209,542 deaths from 13,347,521 cases, the Middle East 86,496 deaths from 3,746,013 cases, Africa 58,331 deaths from 2,471,350 cases, and Oceania 943 deaths from 30,648 cases.

Due to corrections by national authorities or late publication of data, the figures updated over the past 24 hours may not directly correspond to the previous day ‘s highs.