The number of weekly deaths due to coronavirus has increased by 3% after a month, according to the epidemiological report of the World Health Organization (WHO). In addition, the number of infections also continues to grow globally.
This is the fourth consecutive week of increases in the number of infections, with a total of 3.3 million in the last full week, according to the Geneva-based agency.
The number of infections increased in the Asian, European and Middle Eastern regions, but remained stable in America and Africa.
Brazil registered the highest number of new cases in the week with 508,010, an increase of 3% compared to the previous one, followed by U.S with 374,369 new infections (a decrease of 19%) and India with 240,082, which represented an increase of 62% in the country compared to last week.
In Europe, France registered an increase of 27% compared to the previous week (204,840 new infections), followed by Italy with 154,493 cases (similar figure to last week).
Regarding the number of deaths, the only region that reported a decrease in the number of deaths this week was East Asia and the Pacific.
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