WHO records a record increase in coronavirus infections in a week

The World Health Organization (WHO) recorded a record increase in coronavirus infections over the past week: the number of infected in the world increased by 3.6 million in seven days.

At the same time, the number of fatal cases increased by more than 54 thousand, which is 9 thousand more than a week earlier.

“Over the past week, the total number of COVID-19 cases has grown by 8 percent from the previous week, to more than 3.6 million. The largest share of new cases in seven days continues to occur in the European Region, from which more than half of new cases (54 percent) and almost half (47 percent) of new deaths came from, ”the organization said.

On November 10, the number of people infected with coronavirus in the United States exceeded 10 million. The United States continues to lead the world in terms of the number of detected cases of COVID-19. In total, since the beginning of the pandemic, 10.2 million people have been infected in the country, more than 239 thousand cases have died. More than 3.9 million have been cured.

According to the latest data from the Johns Hopkins University project, the number of infections in the world has reached 51 395 233. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 1 270 706 people have died, and more than 33.4 million have been cured.

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