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WHO: Coronavirus cases worldwide up 14% in past week

Geneva, More than 3.8 million novel coronavirus cases were registered worldwide in the past week, which is 14% more than during the previous seven-day period, the World Health Organization (WHO) said a weekly bulletin released in Geneva on Wednesday, according to TASS News Agency.
Mortality increased by 5%, as over 64,000 deaths were registered in the reported period, according to the global organization’s figures.
Between March 22 and 28, the global organization has been informed about 3,802,314 new cases all over the world and 64,187 deaths.
The most noticeable growth in cases was registered in Southeast Asia (up 49%), Western Pacific (up 32%), Africa (22%), North and South America (11%) and Europe (up 11%).
Mortality increased in Southeast Asia (up 21%), Europe (7%), Western Pacific (7%), Eastern Mediterranean (up 5%), North and South America (up 4%), but at the same time declined by 6% in Africa.


Source: Saudi Press Agency

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