On the 24th local time, the WHO released a weekly epidemiological report on COVID-19. Last week, there were 4060,891 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 worldwide, and the accelerated incidence trend has slowed down. The number of new deaths continues to increase to 67,221.
The European region and Southeast Asia both saw a decrease in new confirmed cases last week, but the European region still accounts for the highest proportion of new confirmed cases and deaths worldwide.
The Americas region saw an increase in new confirmed cases and deaths last week, and the region still has the highest cumulative confirmed cases and deaths.
The African region saw the highest increase in new confirmed cases and deaths last week, up 15% and 30% respectively from the previous week. Last week, the number of new confirmed cases and deaths in the Eastern Mediterranean region and the Western Pacific region increased.
five countries that reported the most cases last week were the United States, India, Italy, Brazil and France, among which the United States reported more than 1.1 million confirmed cases, an increase of 14% from the previous week.