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Coronavirus: 467.000+ cases in New Europe,17.648 died

In Germany 194725, Balkans (68922), Belarus (62424)

03 July, 14:37

(ANSA) - BELGRADE, JULY 3 - A total of 467.766 confirmed cases of COVID-19 (+3367 day-on-day), were registered in countries in Central- and Eastern Europe, Germany, Austria and Greece, show official data of national authorities received by the World Health Organization (WHO) by July 2. The growth of COVID-19 cases in the region was particularly strong in Montenegro, Kosovo, Albania, Bulgaria, Bosnia-Herzegovina and North Macedonia in the past week, according to data updated as of June 29. Belarus and Moldova are now registering more confirmed cases of Covid-19 per million people than Italy.

The total number of fatalities in the region is 17.648 (+71), out of which 8985 registered in Germany, 1667 in Romania, 1477 in Poland, 1185 in Ukraine 705 in Austria, 586 in Hungary, 549 in Moldova, 398 in Belarus 349 in Czechia, 306 in North Macedonia, 281 in Serbia, 232 in Bulgaria. Between June 22 and June 29, the highest growth of the total number of COVID19-related fatalities was recorded in Kosovo (+46,2%), Albania (+31,8%), Montenegro (+22,2%) and North Macedonia (+20,2%).

The highest number of cases of COVID-19 in the area was registered in Germany (194725, no updated data in the last 24 hours), followed by Belarus (62424, +306), Ukraine (45888, +890), Poland (34775, +382), Romania (27296, +326), Austria (17814, +37), Moldova (16898, +285), Serbia (14836, +272) and Czechia (12046, +92). In Slovenia, Croatia, Bulgaria, Romania and in the Western Balkans (Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Albania) 68922 confirmed cases and 3017 deaths were registered as of July 2.

In Central- and Eastern Europe, Belarus has registered about 6577 cases of COVID-19 per million inhabitants, followed by Moldova (4189) and North Macedonia (3115), compared to 3981 in Italy, while the lowest rate was observed in Greece (319 per million) and Slovakia (310 per million), according to a count based on WHO data. In the region, North Macedonia has registered the highest number of deaths per one million population in the region (147), followed by Moldova (136) and Germany (108), Slovakia the lowest (5). Italy has recorded around 575 deaths per million inhabitants.

Between June 22 and June 29, the highest weekly increase of total confirmed cases was observed in Montenegro (+32,9%), Kosovo (+23,9%), Albania (+23,6%), Bulgaria (+20,1%), Bosnia-Herzegovina (+19,7%) and North Macedonia (+19,3%). In Slovakia, Slovenia, Greece, Austria, Germany, Lithuania, Hungary, Latvia and Estonia the weekly increase of new cases was between 5% and zero. (ANSA).

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