The WHO gave encouraging data regarding infections by the virus.  Photo: Orlando Pelichotti

After more than a year and a half of the coronavirus pandemic, and a distressing situation that affected the entire world, World Health Organization (WHO) reported the first notable decline in new cases.

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The WHO gave encouraging data regarding infections by the virus. Photo: Orlando Pelichotti (Orlando Pelichotti /)

And this decline has been sustained for more than two months, as reported by the WHO. A fact that, according to experts, could indicate a tendency to have the virus more controlled.

The numbers that are handled

In regards to last week, Are registered approximately 4 million infections of Covid-19 worldwide.

Although it seems a very high number, the WHO takes it as an encouraging figure, since this figure defines a first considerable decrease in new cases in more than two consecutive months.

The information reported by the Organization this past Tuesday, makes it explicit that all regions of the world managed to register a decrease in infections, if compared to the previous week.

Regions most affected

Although what is reported by the WHO is a drop in the global number of deaths, there is an increase in deaths in Africa, which is around 7%.

Other regions of the world also fall within the highest figures, such as cases of United States, India, Great Britain, Turkey and Iran.

In addition, the Delta variant has been detected in at least 180 countries.

The one who has a decline in its infections and deaths from coronavirus is the region of Southeast Asia, where the greatest reduction in victims of Covid-19 is identified.

Children and adolescents, the least affected

WHO continues to maintain this information, in which children and adolescents are less affected than adults.

In that sense, 0.5% of children under 24 years of age have died all over the world by the virus.

Along the same lines, the WHO had already announced that vaccine doses should not be prioritized for children, given the existing shortage of them.

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The WHO continues to emphasize that the virus affects more adults than minors.

The WHO continues to emphasize that the virus affects more adults than minors. (Orlando Pelichotti /)

The numbers of the pandemic

In regards to the coronavirus pandemic numbers, Argentina registers a total of 5 million 230 thousand cases from the beginning of it.

And they are also accounted for approximately more than 114 thousand deaths in the national territory.

In the world, 219 million are cases of contagion so far from case zero that was registered.

And deaths in all countries exceed 4 and a half million of people.

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