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Coronavirus: 582,000+ cases in New Europe, 20,285 died

In Germany 206,242, Balkans (123,461), Belarus (67,366)

29 July, 08:49
(ANSA) - BELGRADE, 29 JUL - A total of 582.407 confirmed cases of COVID-19 (+5000 day-on-day) were registered since the beginning of the pandemic in countries in Central- and Eastern Europe, Germany, Austria and Greece, show official data of national authorities collected by the World Health Organization (WHO) by July 28. In the past week, the growth of COVID-19 cases in the region was particularly strong in the Western Balkans, Croatia, Bulgaria, Romania and Ukraine, according to data updated as of July 27. Belarus, Moldova, North Macedonia and Montenegro are now registering more confirmed total cases of Covid-19 per million people than Italy. The total number of fatalities in the region is 20285 (+109), of which 9122 registered in Germany, 2206 in Romania, 1676 in Poland, 1629 in Ukraine 751 in Moldova, 713 in Austria, 596 in Hungary, 543 in Serbia, 543 in Belarus. The highest number of cases of COVID-19 in the area was registered in Germany (206242, +633 in the last 24 hours), followed by Belarus (67366, +234), Ukraine (66575, +919), Romania (45092, +1104), Poland (43402, +337), Serbia (24141, +411), Moldova (23154, +120), Austria (20550, +64), and Czechia (15516, +192). In Slovenia, Croatia, Bulgaria, Romania and in the Western Balkans (Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Albania) 123461 confirmed cases and 4472 deaths were registered as of July 28. In Central- and Eastern Europe, Belarus has registered about 7097 cases of COVID-19 per million inhabitants, followed by Moldova (5740), North Macedonia (4917) and Montenegro (4517), compared to 4072 in Italy, while the lowest rate was observed in Slovakia (400 per million) and Greece (393 per million), according to a count by ANSA based on WHO data. In the region, North Macedonia has registered the highest number of deaths per one million population (224), followed by Moldova (186), Romania (114) and Germany (110), Slovakia the lowest (5).

Italy has recorded around 581 deaths per million inhabitants. Between July 20 and July 27, the highest weekly increase of total confirmed cases was observed in Montenegro (+61,0%), Kosovo (+24,6%), Bosnia-Herzegovina (+22,2%), Romania (+19,6%) and Bulgaria (+19,4%). Only in Austria, Greece, Lithuania, Hungary, Latvia, Germany, Belarus and Estonia the weekly increase of new cases was between 5% and zero. (ANSA).

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