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Coronavirus: 706.000+ cases in New Europe,22.924 died

In Germany 223453, Balkans (172852), Ukraine (91356)

17 August, 11:49
(ANSA) - BELGRADO, 17 AGO - A total of 706.657 confirmed cases of COVID-19 (+7000 day-on-day) were registered since the beginning of the pandemic in countries in Central- and Eastern Europe, Germany, Austria and Greece, show official data of national authorities collected by the World Health Organization (WHO) by August 16. In the past week, the growth of COVID-19 cases in the region was particularly strong in Greece, Kosovo, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Albania, according to data updated as of August 10. Belarus, Moldova, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Kosovo, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Serbia are now registering more confirmed total cases of Covid-19 per million people than Italy.

The total number of fatalities in the region is 22924 (+141), of which 9231 registered in Germany, 2954 in Romania, 2070 in Ukraine, 1869 in Poland, 895 in Moldova, 728 in Austria, 670 in Serbia, 607 in Hungary, 607 in Belarus.

The highest number of cases of COVID-19 in the area was registered in Germany (223453, +625 over the previous day), followed by Ukraine (91356, +1637), Belarus (69424, +116), Romania (69374, +1328), Poland (56090, +771), Moldova (29905, +422), Serbia (29471, +238), Austria (23211, +260), Czechia (19891, +268). In Slovenia, Croatia, Bulgaria, Romania and in the Western Balkans (Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Albania) 172852 (+2619) confirmed cases and 6089 (+82) deaths were registered as of August 16.

In Central- and Eastern Europe, Moldova has registered about 7413 cases of COVID-19 per million inhabitants, followed by Belarus (7314), Montenegro (6358), Kosovo (6206), North Macedonia (6040), Bosnia-Herzegovina (4500) and Serbia (4232), compared to 4190 in Italy, while the lowest rate was observed in Slovakia (524 per million) and Hungary (499 per million), according to a count by ANSA based on WHO data. In the region, North Macedonia has registered the highest number of deaths per one million population (258), followed by Moldova (222), Kosovo (210), Romania (152), Bosnia-Herzegovina (133), Montenegro (119), Germany (111), Slovakia the lowest (6). Italy has recorded around 585 deaths per million inhabitants.

Between August 3 and August 10, the highest weekly increase of total confirmed cases was observed in Greece (+20,6%), Kosovo (+16,5%), Bosnia-Herzegovina (+16,5%), Albania (+16,2%) and Romania (+16,1%). (ANSA).

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