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Number of weekly Covid-19 cases and deaths continue to decline globally: WHO – Times of India


UNITED NATIONS: The quantity of weekly Covid-19 cases and deaths continued to decline globally, the World Health Organisation has stated, noting that each the case and dying incidence have lowered for the previous two months within the South-East Asian region.
The Covid-19 Weekly Epidemiological Update, launched this week, stated over 3.3 million new cases and over 55,000 new deaths have been reported world wide throughout the week of September 20–26, 2021, a lower of 10 per cent as in contrast to the earlier week for each cases and deaths.
Globally, the numbers of weekly Covid-19 cases and deaths continued to decline, it stated.
The largest lower in new weekly cases was reported from the Eastern Mediterranean Region (17 per cent), adopted by the Western Pacific Region (15 per cent), the Region of the Americas (14 per cent), the African Region (12 per cent) and the South-East Asia Region (10 per cent); whereas weekly cases within the European Region have been comparable to the earlier week.
The quantity of new weekly deaths reported confirmed an over 15 per cent decline for all areas apart from the European Region and the African Region. The largest decline in weekly deaths was reported from the Western Pacific Region, with a 24 per cent decline as in contrast to the earlier week.
Globally, the cumulative quantity of confirmed COVID-19 cases now stand at over 231 million and the cumulative quantity of deaths is greater than 4.7 million. Around the world, cases of the Alpha variant have been reported in 193 international locations, territories or areas, whereas 142 international locations have reported cases of the Beta variant and 96 international locations have reported cases of the Gamma variant. The Delta variant has been reported in 187 international locations, throughout all six WHO areas as of September 28.
The WHO replace stated that the very best numbers of new cases have been reported from the US (765,827 new cases; 31 per cent lower), Brazil (247,397 new cases; 135 per cent enhance due to adjustments in reporting), the United Kingdom (230,494 new cases; 14 per cent enhance), India (204,582 new cases; comparable to earlier week), and Turkey (192,778 new cases; comparable to earlier week), whereas the very best numbers of new deaths have been from the US (14,842 new deaths, a 17 per cent lower), Russia (5,469 new deaths, comparable to the earlier week), Mexico (3,689 new deaths, a 13 per cent enhance), Brazil (3,727 new deaths, a ten per cent enhance), and Iran (2,967 new deaths, a 23 per cent lower) respectively.
In the South-East Asian Region, each case and dying incidence have declined for the previous two months. In the previous week, over 344,000 new cases and 5,200 new deaths have been reported, decreases of 10 per cent and 20 per cent respectively as in contrast to the earlier week.
This week, the very best numbers of new cases have been reported from India (204,582 new cases; 14.8 new cases per 100,000; comparable to final week’s figures), Thailand (85,143 new cases; 122.0 new cases per 100,000; a ten per cent lower), and Indonesia (17,250 new cases; 6.3 new cases per 100,000; a 26 per cent lower).
Seven of the ten international locations within the South-East Asian Region reported a decline in weekly deaths, with notable decreases reported from Nepal (by 38 per cent) and Indonesia (by 37 per cent). Bhutan didn’t report any new deaths.
The highest numbers of new deaths have been reported from India (2,080 new deaths), Indonesia (999 new deaths) and Thailand (905 new deaths), it stated.




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