The World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Wednesday that global cases and weekly deaths have dropped by 12% and 2%, respectively, with more than 2.6 million new infections and more than 72,000 deaths reported worldwide in the past week.
The number of cases and deaths in the world has been steadily declining over the past week, ”the World Organization said in its weekly epidemiological bulletin.
From June 7 to 13, the WHO was notified of 2,655,782 new cases worldwide and 72,528 deaths, including Covit-19.
The incidence of cases has decreased in five of the six WHO regions, particularly in Southeast Asia (27% decrease) and Europe (13% decrease).
While parts of the United States and parts of the eastern Mediterranean have recorded similar numbers since the previous week, Africa, meanwhile, has seen its cases increase by 44%.
Mortality increased in Africa (plus 20%) and Southeast Asia (plus 12%), but decreased in Europe (minus 17%) and North and South America (minus 7%).
Although the number of new deaths reported in the last week has dropped in all regions except Africa and Southeast Asia, “global deaths are high with more than 10,000 deaths reported daily.”
Most of the cases registered in the last week are in India. But of the 630,650 new cases, this is 31% less.
According to the WHO, a large number of new cases have been reported by several countries in the United States. This includes Brazil (454,710 new cases as in the previous week), Argentina (177,693 new cases, down 17%), Colombia (176,661 new cases, as in the previous week) and United (105,019 new cases, 6% increase).
It is followed by Russia (over 82,000), Iran (over 59,000), Indonesia (over 55,000), Chile (over 48,000), South Africa (over 47,000), the United Kingdom (over 46,000) and Turkey (over 42,000). Following.