COVID-19 incidence worldwide drops by almost 20% over one week MOSCOW. KAZINFORM The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus infection worldwide has increased over the past seven days by 5.1 mln, according to TASS’ calculations. It is almost 20% less than the week before, when the world registered a record high number of infections since the beginning of the pandemic.
ANSA: Almost all of Italy set to be a yellow zone next week ROME. KAZINFORM Health Minister Roberto Speranza is set to sign orders making all of Italy's regions except for Valle D'Aosta moderate-risk yellow zones next week in the nation tiered system of coronavirus-linked restrictions thanks to improved COVID-19 contagion data.
Second year of pandemic may be more deadly than the first one, says WHO GENEVA. KAZINFORM The second year of the pandemic of the novel coronavirus infection may result in a higher death toll than the first one, Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said at a briefing in Geneva on Friday.