The number of people infected with coronavirus in the world exceeded 315 million – WHO
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The World Health Organization has reported that the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus infection in the world has exceeded 315 million, TASS reports.
According to WHO information, as of 18:19 Moscow time, there were known about 315,345,967 infected and 5,510,174 dead. At the same time, the number of infected people increased by 2,975,094 per day, deaths — by 8,904.
WHO statistics take into account only officially confirmed information about infected and dead people provided by states.
Recall that earlier WHO reported that the end of the pandemic was approaching, but noted that the next three months will be difficult.
Meanwhile, Rospotrebnadzor allowed an increase in the incidence of COVID-19 after the New Year holidays.
It also became known that Finnish scientists created a molecule capable of protecting from coronavirus.