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WHO: In a week in the world, the incidence of COVID-19 fell by 19%

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Deaths from coronavirus worldwide increased by 4%.

WHO: In a week in the world, the incidence of COVID-19 fell by 19%
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According to the WHO weekly epidemiological bulletin, published on February 16, the incidence of coronavirus fell by 19% over the past week. Over this period, more than 16 million people infected with COVID-19 have been identified worldwide.

An increase in the incidence of covid was recorded only in the Western Pacific region (by 19%). In all other regions, a decrease in the number of cases of the disease is observed.

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