Coronavirus Pandemic Slowed Down in Few Regions: WHO

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The novel coronavirus pandemic has been going on for nine months. According to World Health Organization (WHO), the prevalence of coronavirus is still rising.

However, considering the global situation, the rate of Covid-19 infection and death has decreased slightly compared to the past. But in Southeast Asia and the eastern Mediterranean, the number of deaths from coronavirus infections has risen.

Although coronavirus infection has slowed down in the world, the rate of infection is increasing in India. The World Health Organization said this in a regular briefing on coronavirus on Tuesday, Reuters reports.

Covid-19 infections have decreased in United States, Africa and the western Pacific, but have increased in Southeast Asia and the eastern Mediterranean, said WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.

According to the WHO, 70,000 people in India have tested positive for coronavirus in 24 hours till yesterday. As a result, the number of corona cases in the country has exceeded 32,31,000. The death toll rose to around 60,000 in India till Monday.

Meanwhile, the besieged Gaza Strip in the eastern Mediterranean region has been locked down. On the other hand, 3,300 teachers and students of colleges and universities in 24 states of the United States have been affected by Covid-19.

Statistics show that in the last 24 hours, the number of global victims has increased by 240,000 and the total infections stood at 2,40,50,000.

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