COVID cases drop 9% globally last week, deaths stable

Japan Today | Aug 4, 2022 at 5:23 AM
  • New coronavirus cases fell 9% globally last week while deaths remained stable.
  • Deaths rose 44% in the Western Pacific and 26% in the Middle East, while falling about a quarter in Europe.
  • The highest numbers of new cases were reported in Japan, the U.S., South Korea, Germany and Italy.