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WHO says COVID-19 spread in Europe accelerating – Economic Times

Geneva:
The World Health Organisation

says there has been a “further acceleration”

in the speed of

COVID

19‘s

spread

in

Europe, which was responsible for about half of the globe’s new cases reported last week.

The UN health agency said
in a weekly report published late Tuesday that European countries also recorded a 46% increase
in deaths compared with the previous week. Although deaths also rose
in the Americas, the rate of increase there was only 2%.

In
Europe, France, Italy and the UK reported the highest numbers of new cases while Andorra, the Czech Republic and Belgium reported the highest rate per capita.

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