According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the number of weekly cases of COVID-19 globally decreased by nine per cent during the week of July 25-31 compared to the previous week, with more than 6.5 million new cases. Cases arose.
The number of new weekly deaths was flat this week compared to the previous week, which saw more than 14,000 deaths. As of July 31, 2022, there have already been over 574 million confirmed cases and over 6.3 million deaths worldwide.
Regionally, the number of new weekly cases reported increased in the Western Pacific (+20 percent) and Africa (+5 percent); Also, it decreased or remained stable in Europe (-35 percent), the Eastern Mediterranean (-12 percent), Southeast Asia (-2 percent), and the Americas (-2 percent).
Deaths increased in the Western Pacific (+44 percent), the Eastern Mediterranean (+26 percent), Southeast Asia (+20 percent), and Africa (+12 percent), while it fell in Europe (-26 percent) .). The number of new weekly deaths in the US was similar to the previous week.
at the country level, Japan records most new weekly cases (1,379,099 new cases; +42 percent), the United States (923,366; 2 percent), South Korea (564,437; +25 percent), Germany (459,724; -26 percent) and Italy (394,583 new cases; -26 percent).
The United States (2,626 new deaths; -10 percent), Brazil (1,827; +31 percent), Italy (1,205; +27 percent), Japan (655; +141 percent) recorded the highest number of new weekly deaths. Australia (637; +24 percent).