September 21, 2020

Global cases of coronavirus reach almost 1.28 million

The cases of COVID-19 reached 1,279,722 today, which implies 77,200 new cases, but a decrease of 5% compared to those infected the previous day, according to the daily count carried out by the World Health Organization (WHO) .

Global deaths according to the Geneva-based agency amount to 72,716, representing a daily increase of 4,811.

By region, Europe has 686,000 cases, while America totals 384,000 and Asia-Pacific (includes China), 113,000.

The Eastern Mediterranean region, composed mainly of Middle Eastern countries, totals about 78,500 cases, Southeast Asia, about 10,000; and Africa about 7,000.


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