WHO says 'the end is in sight' for Covid pandemic as global deaths hit lowest since March 2020

Posted on AllSides September 15th, 2022
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The Covid pandemic may be nearing a close, the World Health Organization said Wednesday.

New weekly deaths reached their lowest point last week since March 2020. The WHO recorded around 11,000 deaths globally the week of Sept. 5-11, a 22% decrease from the previous week.

New weekly cases also fell by 28% in that time, from nearly 4.2 million during the week of Aug. 29 to Sept. 4 to around 3.1 million last week, according to the WHO.

"We have never been in a better position to end the pandemic," WHO Director-General...

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