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Geneva, 1 April: The World Health Organization (WHO) has said in its weekly update on the Kovid-19 epidemic that Kovid cases have been increasing for 5 consecutive weeks. In this, more than 38 lakh new cases of infection came last week. According to the report released by the news agency Xinhua, during the week ending March 28, according to this update, new cases have increased in all parts of the world, whether it is Southeast Asia, Western Pacific or Africa. While 80 percent of the cases are from Europe and America.
The WHO has stated that the new and more contagious Covid-19 variant may be partly responsible for the increase in cases as these variants have been found in many countries. In addition, the number of deaths increased for the second week in a row and there were more than 64,000 deaths compared to the previous week. The WHO also stated that 177 countries and regions have started vaccinations and some of those countries are getting vaccinated under the WHO-run Kovacs facility. Also read: WHO Report – Corona virus will spread to humans through animals
According to Johns Hopkins University, the total number of Kovid-19 cases in the world has crossed 12.87 crores and deaths have crossed 28.1 lakhs. According to the data released on Thursday morning, 12,87,91,500 cases and 28,14,899 deaths have been recorded in the world so far.