America.- Epidemic Covid-19 has maintained its decline since late March, with 3.5 million new cases reported in the world in the past week, as well as 12,000 deaths, according to the weekly epidemiological report published today by. World Health Organization (WHO),
These figures represent a reduction of 12% and 25%, respectively, although those responsible for the organization have been warning for weeks that a sharp reduction in the number of tests conducted in the world prevents knowing the true evolution of the disease. covid,
Last week’s trend varies by region, as the American continent and Africa reported a 14% and 12% increase in the number of confirmed cases, respectively, while Western PacificThat includes China, remains stable.
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Europe, Southeast Asia and Eastern Mediterranean There is a significant decrease between 26% and 29%.
In terms of mortality, Africa recorded a sharp increase (84%), while Europe recorded 24% less deaths compared to the previous week, and Southeast Asia 70%.
in early May, OMS He said that due to the Kovid-19 epidemic, about 15 million people have died directly and indirectly worldwide, which is double than initially estimated.
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Overall, the health agency indicated that it calculates that 14.9 million Deaths may be linked to pandemicWhich represents the midpoint between the minimum 13.3 million and maximum 16.6 million deaths recorded from January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2021.
The Covid-19 pandemic continues to be on a downward trend around the world