The rate of spread of COVID-19 in the world increased for the first time since the end of March

The incidence of covid in the world, after seven weeks of decline, began to grow again. In total, about 3.4 million infections were registered from May 7 to May 13, which is about 0.2 million more than in the previous similar period, Trend reports citing TASS.

However, the death rate continues to decline. For the fourth week, less than 20 thousand people die due to covid.

In the world from May 7 to 13, about 10.6 thousand deaths were recorded – 2.8 thousand less than in the previous similar period.

Over 1,500 people have died in the United States during this time. In second place in terms of mortality is Germany – there the number of deaths was about 1 thousand people.

A sharp increase in mortality is noted in Canada, where over 500 deaths were recorded in seven days. At the same time, in the UK and South Korea, which previously had some of the highest death rates due to coronavirus, they dropped to February lows.

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