February 16th According to the latest global coronavirus weekly report released by the World Health Organization, in the week ending February 14, there were about 2.7 million new confirmed cases of COVID-19 worldwide, down 16% from the previous week, and maintained a downward trend for the fifth consecutive week; about 81,000 new deaths. , down 10% from the previous week, showing a downward trend for the third consecutive week.
This week, the number of new confirmed cases of COVID-19 fell between 13% and 20% in five of the six regions of the world classified by WHO, and only the number of new confirmed cases in the Eastern Mediterranean region increased by 7% compared with the previous week.
The number of new deaths is declining in all regions.
The top five new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the world this week are the United States, Brazil, France, Russia and the United Kingdom. Among them, more than 670,000 new confirmed cases were added in the United States, more than 310,000 new cases in Brazil, more than 120,000 new cases in France, more than 100,000 new cases in Russia, and more than 90,000 new cases in the United Kingdom.
The number of new confirmed cases in these five countries has decreased by varying degrees compared with the previous week, with the United Kingdom and the United States falling by 27% and 23% respectively.
According to the latest data on the WHO website, as of 16:30 CET on the 16th, the number of confirmed cases worldwide increased by 192,266 to 10,882,960 compared with the previous day; the number of deaths increased by 5,892 to 24,036 41 cases.