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Coronavirus: 623,000+ cases in New Europe,21.159 died

05 August, 09:18
(ANSA) - TRIESTE, 05 AGO - A total of 623,508 confirmed cases of COVID-19 (+4852 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 August 4. In the past week, the growth of COVID-19 cases in the region was particularly strong in Kosovo, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Romania, according to data updated as of August 3. Belarus, Moldova, North Macedonia, Montenegro and Kosovo are now registering more confirmed total cases of Covid-19 per million people than Italy.

The total number of fatalities in the region is 21159 (+110), of which 9156 registered in Germany, 2432 in Romania, 1764 in Ukraine, 1732 in Poland, 800 in Moldova, 718 in Austria, 598 in Serbia, 597 in Hungary, 571 in Belarus.

The highest number of cases of COVID-19 in the area was registered in Germany (211281, +879 in the last 24 hours), followed by Ukraine (74219, +1061), Belarus (68166, +99), Romania (54009, +823), Poland (47469, +823), Serbia (26451, +258), Moldova (25482, +120), Austria (21341, +32). In Slovenia, Croatia, Bulgaria, Romania and in the Western Balkans (Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Albania) 141461 confirmed cases and 5017 deaths were registered as of August 4.

In Central- and Eastern Europe, Belarus has registered about 7182 cases of COVID-19 per million inhabitants, followed by Moldova (6317), North Macedonia (5363), Montenegro (5269) and Kosovo (4976), compared to 4104 in Italy, while the lowest rate was observed in Greece (440 per million) and Slovakia (432 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 (241), followed by Moldova (198), Kosovo (136) and Romania (125), Slovakia the lowest (5).

Italy has recorded around 581 deaths per million inhabitants.

Between July 27 and August 3, the highest weekly increase of total confirmed cases was observed in Kosovo (+23,4%), Bosnia-Herzegovina (+19,0%) and Romania (+18,7%). (ANSA).

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