Over the past week, more than 5.4 million people have been infected with the coronavirus, and more than 15,000 people have died from complications caused by the virus.
“Report” informs that the World Health Organization (WHO) released information about this.
It was noted that compared to the previous 7 days, the number of infected people decreased by 24%, and the number of deaths decreased by 6%. In seven days, WHO received information on 5,460,641 infections and 15,072 deaths.
A particularly significant decrease in incidence was recorded in Europe (-38%), Africa (-38%) and the Eastern Mediterranean (-30%).
Japan (1,395,301), Korea (866,830), the United States (679,653), Germany (271,277) and Italy (193,305) reported the highest number of infections in one week.