Update report and analysis on the global trends and progress of Covid -19 pandemic on 18th January, 2022 across different countries of the world.

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International Journal of Research and Innovation in Applied Science (IJRIAS) | Volume VII, Issue IV, April 2022 | ISSN 2454–6194

Update report and analysis on the global trends and progress of Covid -19 pandemic on 18th January, 2022 across different countries of the world.

Joseph Oyepata Simeon1*, Olorunfemi Ayodele Festus2, Sabastine Aliyu Zubairu3, Joseph Opeyemi Tosin4, Sebastine Blessing Sunday5

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1Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Faculty of Pharmacy, Gombe State University, Gombe State, Nigeria

2Festmed College of Education, Ajowa Akoko, Ondo State, Nigeria
3Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Federal University, Oye–Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria
4Department of Pharmacology, Lead City University Ibadan, Oyo State Nigeria,

5Department of Internal Medicine, State Specialist Hospital, Gombe State, Nigeria

*Author to whom correspondence

Abstract:
Background/Aim: there has been lots of curiosity and pandemonium caused by upsurge of Covid -19 to global level. Steady global observation is immensely necessary track progress and drawbacks. This study is aim at analysising the global trends and progress of Covid -19 pandemic as at 18th January, 2022 across different countries of the world.
Method: Data from one hundred and eighty one (181) countries and regions of the world. Information was gotten from United Nations Geoscheme, WHO. Data were collated and analyzed
Result: American continent appears to still be most affected by the virus with a high infection rate and even higher report of mortality. Europe is also affected but with better control of mortality, while African continents, with exception of South Africa, have are been less affected base on available data.
Conclusion: While there appears to be a conflicting approach on how best to manage and live with the virus, the new variants suggests that understanding and utilizing Africans biological survival mechanism may be the best way to regain near normal freedom.

Keyword: continents, countries, Africa, USA, COVID-19

I. INTRODUCTION

Coronaviruses (CoV) is among the family of viruses that cause illness ranging from less severe to more severe diseases. nCoV is a new variant that has not been previously identified in humans (1). The new virus was subsequently named the “COVID-19 virus. The novel virus was first identified in Wuhan, a city in China, in December of 2019; an immediate lockdown in Wuhan and other surrounding cities failed to contain the outbreak, resulting in it spread to different parts of the word(2,3). On 30 January 2020, The World Health Organization (WHO) declared an international Public Health Emergency on pandemic (2,4). different variants of the virus have since emerged and become dominant in many countries since the outbreak, with the Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta variants and Omicron being the most prevalent per period(5). COVID-19 symptoms range