WHO reported that the number of newly reported coronavirus cases worldwide fell last week. According to WHO’s latest assessment, there were 3.1 million new coronavirus cases last week and about 54,000 deaths, registering a fall of 9% in fresh infection cases.
WHO also noted that all the regions across the world reported a decline in cases, except Europe.
According to the data, the largest decline in cases was in the African region, where the infection fell by about 43%. Middle East and Southeast Asia logged a dip in their Covid-19 cases by about 20%.In the Americas and the Western Pacific there was nearly a decline of 12% in the cases of infections.Countries around the world reported a surge in daily Covid-19 cases earlier this year.
During the surge, daily cases soared above record levels as the surge was mainly led by the Delta variant of Covid-19, a highly contagious mutation of the virus.