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COVID-19 Cases Continue Decreasing in Most Countries

April 27, 2023 • 2:15 pm CDT
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(Coronavirus Today)

The World Health Organization (WHO) today published Edition #140 of its Weekly epidemiological update on the COVID-19 pandemic.

As of April 27, 2023, the WHO confirmed nearly 2.8 million new COVID-19 cases, and over 16,000 related fatalities were reported in the last 28 days.

This data indicates a decrease of 23% and 36%, respectively, compared to the previous period.

Contrary to the overall trend, increases in reported cases and deaths continued to be registered in the South-East Asia and Eastern Mediterranean regions and several individual countries elsewhere.