Detected coronavirus cases have increased by 63% around the world in less than a month

The World Health Organization reported on Thursday that between July 24 and August 20, 2023, Nearly 1.5 million new cases of COVID-19which means a 63% increase compared to the previous 28 days.

“during The last 28 days (from 24 July to 20 August 2023), all six WHO regions reported Nearly 1.5 million new coronavirus cases and more than 2,000 deaths” – said the weekly epidemiological summary.

According to the report, This represents an increase of 63% and a decrease of 48%, respectivelyCompared to the previous 28 days, Sputnik news agency reported.

“During this 28-day period, 44% (103 of 234) of Countries have reported at least one case to the World Health Organization, a percentage that has been declining since mid-2022. It is important to note that these statistics It does not reflect the true number of countries with cases“The organization added.

However, the World Health Organization estimates that cases are currently being detected It does not accurately reflect infection rates due to low testing And worldwide notification.

The Director-General of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, stated last May that the true number of deaths resulting from… covid-19 at least 20 million.

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