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Global COVID-19 cases drop for 1st time in 2 months, WHO report finds
Updated: 2021-09-16 10:06:52 KST
For the first time in 2 months, the number of global newly confirmed COVID-19 cases dropped.
According to a WHO report,.. from September 6th to 13th, there were less than 4 million cases reported worldwide, with a 13-percent drop from the week before.
The organization said that considering that for the past two months there were around 4.4 million cases reported, this is a significant decrease.
The number of deaths also decreased to around 62-thousand.
Around a quarter of the cases came from the U.S as the country has been severely hit by the Delta variant.
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