Geneva, December 9th – According to the global epidemic weekly report released by the World Health Organization on the 8th, in the week from November 30 to December 6, there were 3970,427 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 worldwide, basically the same as the previous week; 73,396 new deaths, a month-on-month increase.
The top five countries in the world have the highest number of new confirmed cases, followed by the United States, Brazil, India, Russia and Italy. Among them, the United States reported more than 1.2 million new cases, an increase of 9% month-on-month.
Among the six regions of the world divided by WHO, the number of new confirmed cases in the Americas accounted for about half of the number of new confirmed cases in the world this week, and the number of new deaths accounted for one-third of the number of new deaths worldwide.
The number of new confirmed cases and deaths in Europe remains high, but the month-on-month trend is downward.
The number of new confirmed cases in Southeast Asia decreased by 10% month-on-month, and the number of new deaths increased slightly. The number of new confirmed cases and new deaths in the Eastern Mediterranean region decreased month-on-month.
Although the number of new confirmed cases in Africa increased by 9% month-on-month, the number of new deaths was basically the same month-on-month.
The number of new confirmed cases in the western Pacific decreased slightly month-on-month, and the number of new deaths increased slightly.
Specifically, this week, there were 18,45816 new confirmed cases and 26,624 new deaths in the Americas, an increase of 12% and 18% month-on-month, respectively.
Among them, there were 1251,632 new confirmed cases in the United States, accounting for about 68% of the number of new cases in the Americas.
In Europe, there were 1,456,530 new confirmed cases and 35,249 new deaths, a decrease of 9% and 3% month-on-month, respectively.
Despite the decline in new cases, Europe is still the second highest number of confirmed cases in the world, accounting for 37% of the new cases in the world; the number of new deaths is the highest, accounting for 48% of the world.
There were 332,396 new confirmed cases in Southeast Asia, a 10% decrease month-on-month; 5004 new deaths, an increase of 2% month-on-month.
The Eastern Mediterranean region has 242,563 new confirmed cases and 5,084 new deaths, a month-on-month decrease of more than 2% and 12%, respectively. The two data have decreased month-on-month for the second consecutive week.
In Africa, there were 53,083 new confirmed cases and 974 new deaths.
The Western Pacific region has 4,039 new confirmed cases, a decrease of 1% month-on-month; 461 new deaths, an increase of 4% month-on-month. The number of new confirmed cases and deaths in the region accounts for about 1% of the global number of new deaths.
According to the latest data released by WHO on the 8th, there are a total of 67210,778 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 1,540,777 deaths worldwide.