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The WHO Pandemic Dashboard reports 675,952 new cases worldwide in the past 24 hours.
In the United States, the WHO She said there were more than 156,200 new cases every day.
The Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center relationships 163,335 new cases and 949 new deaths, as omicron sub-variants continue to spread nationwide.
In comparison, infections increased in the Americas by 14% and in Africa by 12%.
Additionally, some of the largest increases in cases were observed Chinapeaking at 145% in the last week.
Elsewhere in Asia, North Korea announced it its first outbreak and imposed a nationwide blockade.
He stressed that America was nearing the “tragic milestone” of 1 million coronavirus-related deaths and ordered the flags to be lowered to half-staff until Monday.
“This pandemic is not over,” the president said at the second global pandemic summit. “Today, here in the United States, we celebrate a tragic milestone, 1 million deaths from COVID – 1 million empty chairs around the family dining table.”
Europe has marked 2 million deaths on the continent, and the coronavirus has killed at least 6.2 million people worldwide since 2019.
WHO She said 14.9 million excess deaths have been associated with the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 and 2021.
“We will continue to fight for more funding here,” White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said. “But we will continue to pressure other countries to do more to help the world make progress as well.”
No money for vaccinationsexperts predict that a wave of downfall could reverse the progress made in the United States
The Associated Press and Reuters contributed to this report.