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Israel has highest rate in world of new coronavirus infections per capita — TV

Israel now has the highest rate of new coronavirus infections per capita in the world, according to figures aired by Israeli television.

The figures, which used data from Johns Hopkins University, show Israel averaged 199.3 new cases a day per 1 million residents in the week ending September 2.

Rounding out the top five on the list are Brazil (188 new cases per day per million people), Spain (178), the United States (129) and France (80).

The figures, reported by both Channel 12 and Channel 13 news, appears to be based on the data compiled here…:

Comparative data on new COVID-19 cases, September 2020.

… and here:

Comparative data on new COVID-19 cases, September 2020.
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