From Our Bureau
7th SEPTEMBER 2020
The Corona Virus (COVID-19) pandemic situation remained grim globally, with the confirmed cases across the world soaring to 2,70,32,617 and the death toll reaching 8,81,464 in the 216 affected countries and territories on Monday, according to the latest update from the World Health Organization (WHO).
Globally, American region continued to be the worst-hit with 1,41,17,712 confirmed cases and 4,86,843 deaths. Europe reported 45,08,390 confirmed cases and 2,22,577 deaths. South-East Asia region’s tally stood at 47,87,009 confirmed cases and 84,542 deaths.
Eastern Mediterranean region reported 20,10,549 confirmed cases and 53,082 deaths. African region registered 10,88,204 confirmed cases and 23,101 deaths. Western Pacific region recorded 5,20,012 confirmed cases and 11,306 deaths. WHO Risk Assessment at global level remained very high. (eom)