From Our Bureau
6th SEPTEMBER 2020
The Corona Virus (COVID-19) pandemic situation remained grim globally, with the confirmed cases across the world soaring to 2,67,63,217 and the death toll reaching 8,76,616 in the 216 affected countries and territories on Sunday, according to the latest update from the World Health Organization (WHO).
Globally, American region continued to be the worst-hit with 1,40,01,390 confirmed cases and 4,84,079 deaths. Europe reported 44,75,267 confirmed cases and 2,22,279 deaths. South-East Asia region’s tally stood at 46,89,943 confirmed cases and 83,400 deaths.
Eastern Mediterranean region reported 19,96,246 confirmed cases and 52,710 deaths. African region registered 10,83,152 confirmed cases and 22,929 deaths. Western Pacific region recorded 5,16,478 confirmed cases and 11,206 deaths. WHO Risk Assessment at global level remained very high. (eom)