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COVID-19 falling everywhere, except Americas and Africa, says WHO

COVID-19 falling everywhere, except Americas and Africa, says WHO
The number of new coronavirus cases reported worldwide has continued to fall except in the Americas and Africa, the World Health Organization said in its latest assessment of the pandemic.

health agency said about 3.Cases remained stable in the Western Pacific and fell everywhere else, the agency said.” Tedros said COVID-19 variants, including mutated versions of the highly infectious omicron, are driving a resurgence of COVID-19 in several countries, including South Africa, which was the first to identify omicron in November.WHO's Tedros said Tuesday he didn't think China's “zero-COVID” strategy was sustainable, “considering the behaviour of the virus now and what we anticipate in the future.

Photo: The Canadian Press The number of new coronavirus cases reported worldwide has continued to fall except in the Americas and Africa, the World Health Organization said in its latest assessment of the pandemic.WHO said there were only two regions where reported COVID-19 infections increased: the Americas, by 14%, and Africa, by 12%.

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