April 29, 2021

COVID-19 UPDATE Facts & Figures

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In Short

The European Union has launched legal action against AstraZeneca over the alleged failure to respect its contract for the supply of vaccines to the bloc. The US is considering options for maximising global production of Covid vaccines, including a proposed waiver of intellectual property rights. It also announced plans to share its stock of AstraZeneca vaccines with other countries.
COVID-19 UPDATE Facts & Figures
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Highlights:

 
  • April 28: 884,212 total new cases (+0.6%), vs 852,763 the previous day and 824,861 7-day average. Now confirmed 149,459,304 cases worldwide vs 143,685,278 cases last week.
  • 3,149,549 people have died (2.1% of confirmed cases) and 128,267,163 have recovered (85.8%).
  • Europe: 46,001,551 cases; 7-day avg growth of 181,994. USA: 32,229,327 cases; 7-day avg growth of 52,462.
  • Vaccines: around 1.08 billion doses have been administered globally, of which 234 million in the USA and 137 million in the EU. 92 vaccines are in clinical evaluation and 184 vaccines are in preclinical evaluation..

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COVID-19 UPDATE: Facts & Figures – 29/04/2021
April 29th, 2021
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