WHO: COVID-19 deaths fall overall by 9%, infections stable

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According to the latest weekly pandemic report released by the World Health Organization the number of coronavirus deaths has fallen by 9% in the last week while new cases remain relatively stable The UN health agency says there were more than 14,000 COVID-19 deaths in the last week and nearly 7 million new infections for western Pacific reported a 30% jump in cases while Africa reported a 46% drop as has the Americas in the Middle East WHO says new deaths rose in the Middle East were dropping significantly in Africa and less so in Europe and the Americas he'd however cautions is assessment of COVID-19 trends remains compromised by countries dropping many efforts and relaxing pandemic controls Charles De Ledesma London

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