More than 3 million cases of coronavirus infection and more than 73 thousand deaths were registered in the world last week, Trend reports with reference to TASS. Compared to the previous seven days, the incidence decreased by 15%, mortality – by 8%, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported on Wednesday night, noting that the most infected people in a week were detected in India – more than 914 thousand.
“The number of new cases of disease and death continued to decline: during the week there were reports of more than 3 million infected and more than 73 thousand deaths, which is respectively 15% and 8% less compared to the previous week,” WHO said in its epidemiological bulletin.
From May 31 to June 6, 3,016,005 new infections and 73,807 deaths were registered in the world. As of June 6, there were a total of 172,673,097 infections and 3,718,944 patient deaths.
Incidence declined last week in five out of six WHO regions, including Southeast Asia (31%) and Europe (17%), while significant increases were recorded in Africa (25%). Mortality increased in the Western Pacific region (by 19%), the Americas (by 4%), as well as in Africa (by 2%), but decreased in Europe (by 21%), Southeast Asia (by 21%). %) and the Eastern Mediterranean (by 1%).
In Europe, more than 368 thousand people were infected in seven days and more than 8 thousand died. In the Americas, more than 1.1 million new infections and more than 34 thousand deaths were recorded. In Southeast Asia, doctors identified more than 1 million infected, more than 23 thousand people died. In India, the number of infected people increased by more than 914 thousand in a week.This is followed by Brazil (more than 449 thousand new cases), Argentina (more than 212 thousand), Colombia (more than 175 thousand), the USA (more than 99 thousand), Iran (more than 67 thousand), Russia (more than 62 thousand), Malaysia (more than 52 thousand), Chile (more than 50 thousand), France (more than 47 thousand) Turkey (more than 46 thousand) and the Philippines (more than 45 thousand).