WHO has announced a new record weekly increase in COVID-19 cases

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WHO has announced a new record weekly increase in COVID-19 cases

26.11.2020 News

Last week, from November 16 to 22, more than 4 million people in the world became infected with the new type of coronavirus, which is a record number since the beginning of the pandemic. This was announced on Tuesday, November 24, the press service of the World Health Organization.

According to the WHO, in these seven days the number of cases of COVID-19 infection in the world increased by 4,060,891, fatalities increased by 67,221.

However, the organization said that the latest data indicate a slowdown in the pandemic observed in Europe and Southeast Asia.

In North and South America, by contrast, there has been an increase in both new cases and deaths. The situation is similar in Africa, where last week the highest rates of morbidity (by 15%) and mortality (by 30%) were registered among the regions.

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