As of July 4, there are 11,191,681 patients with COVID-19 worldwide.
The global mortality from the pandemic amounted to 529,127 people.
The United States and Brazil lead the way with 2,890,588 and 1,543,341 people infected, respectively. 132,101 deceased in the U.S., and 63,254 in Brazil.
As we reported before, the European Commission has granted conditional marketing authorization for the anti-viral drug remdesivir, making it the first drug authorized at the EU level, which is applicable for the treatment of Covid-19.
"The protection of public health is a key priority for the Commission, and therefore data on remdesivir have been evaluated in an extremely short time using a rapid review procedure, the approach used by the EMA during health emergencies in order to assess data as they become available," the statement said.