MOSCOW, 17 Feb – RIA Novosti. The number of new cases of COVID-19 has been declining for the fifth week, while the number of countries with mutations of the coronavirus continues to rise, the World Health Organization said. , down 16% … from the previous week. The number of registered new deaths also decreased: last week, 81 thousand new deaths were reported, down 10% from the previous week, “the website said. WHO.
In the world, according to the organization, 2,726,974 new cases and 81,340 deaths were recorded in the week from 8 to 14 February.
At the same time, according to WHO, the “British”, “South African” and “Brazilian” variants of the coronavirus of concern continue to spread. So, according to the WHO, the “British” strain has already been found in 94 countries, the “South African” strain in 46 countries, and the “Brazilian” strain in 21 countries.