Health workers take swab samples from motorists for Covid-19 tests, at the drive-in testing facility at the San Giovanni Addolorata Hospital in Rome, Italy. The WHO says cases are declining. Photo: EPA-EFEHealth workers take swab samples from motorists for Covid-19 tests, at the drive-in testing facility at the San Giovanni Addolorata Hospital in Rome, Italy. The WHO says cases are declining. Photo: EPA-EFE
Health workers take swab samples from motorists for Covid-19 tests, at the drive-in testing facility at the San Giovanni Addolorata Hospital in Rome, Italy. The WHO says cases are declining. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus cases and deaths are starting to slow in most regions, WHO data shows

  • The World Health Organisation said Covid-19 cases had fallen 5 per cent in the last week, and deaths had dropped by 12 per cent
  • The Americas are the hardest-hit by the pandemic, and reported the biggest slowdown, while India and the Eastern Mediterranean saw cases rise

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Health workers take swab samples from motorists for Covid-19 tests, at the drive-in testing facility at the San Giovanni Addolorata Hospital in Rome, Italy. The WHO says cases are declining. Photo: EPA-EFEHealth workers take swab samples from motorists for Covid-19 tests, at the drive-in testing facility at the San Giovanni Addolorata Hospital in Rome, Italy. The WHO says cases are declining. Photo: EPA-EFE
Health workers take swab samples from motorists for Covid-19 tests, at the drive-in testing facility at the San Giovanni Addolorata Hospital in Rome, Italy. The WHO says cases are declining. Photo: EPA-EFE
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