Corona kills 100,000 people around the world in a week


Today, Wednesday, the World Health Organization announced that more than 93,000 people have died from the Coronavirus during the past week, increasing 6% over the previous week.

The World Health Organization stated in the weekly epidemiological bulletin that the number of infected people during that week increased by more than 5.7 million, which is almost the same as the outcome of the previous week.

The organization said that the outbreak of the Corona epidemic around the world is still at its highest level for the second week in a row since the beginning of the virus outbreak.

The organization stated that Southeast Asia, which includes India, recorded a remarkable increase of 19%. In comparison, the infection rate decreased in Europe by 22%, in Africa by 15%, in the eastern Mediterranean by 14%, and in North and South America by 5%. %.

The death rate increased significantly in Southeast Asia by 48%, but it decreased in Africa by 13%, Europe by 12%, and the Western Pacific by 3%.

In Europe, more than 1.16 million people were infected during the past week, and more than 22,000 people died.

In the Americas, more than 1.3 million new infections were recorded, and more than 36,000 deaths.

More than 2.7 million infections have been recorded in Southeast Asia, and more than 25,000 people have died.

In India alone, the number of infected people increased by more than 2.59 million in a week, followed by Brazil. More than 421,000 new infections were recorded, and the United States recorded more than 345,000 new infections.

Source: TASS

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