IOM SEEECA Region - COVID-19 Weekly Overview 6 (29 April 2020_
Since the start of April, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the SEEECA region has increased nine-fold. • Compared to last week, the SEEECA region has seen an increase in the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases by 35 per cent (190,493 cases increased to 257,631 cases). • The number of deaths within the SEEECA region has also increased by 35 per cent (3,406 deaths to 4,614 deaths) over the past week. • While the number of deaths continues to increase, the rate of deaths has slowed over the past within the SEEECA region (35 per cent now vs 72 per cent a week ago); within Europe (17 per cent now vs 32 per cent a week ago) and globally (22 per cent now vs 39 per cent a week ago).
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