Global deaths from COVID-19 increased by 65% in a month – WHO
In the last four weeks (from January 2 to January 29), 20 million people around the world were diagnosed COVID-19, of which more than 114 thousand people died. Thus, the number deaths increased by 65% compared to the same period last month. At the same time, the number of infected people decreased by 78%, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported.
Most of all patients over the past four weeks were found in China: 11.4 million. In second place are Japan (3.2 million), the United States (1.5 million), South Korea (1 million).
In Ukraine, the number of patients with coronavirus is not monitored. Variants of the Omicron strain remain preferred. On January 24, 2023, the Ministry of Health reported the first case of a patient with a mutation of the Omicron XBB.1.5 variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in Ukraine e. As you know, the patient from the Sumy region was not vaccinated against COVID-19.
BAGNET recalls that in early December, WHO announced immunity to COVID-19 90% of the world population.
Prepared by: Sergey Daga