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15 May 2020updated 06 Oct 2020 9:45am

Epidemiologist report: Cases fall in Europe, rise in Latin America

By Samuel Horti

Comment from Natasha Karim, managing epidemiologist at GlobalData Healthcare:

“Globally, the total confirmed cases of Covid-19 have reached over 4,444,000, with over 302,000 deaths and 1,588,000 recoveries.

“In Europe, the daily confirmed cases continue to decrease, while Latin America and North America continue to see a rise in daily cases. In Asia, daily cases continue to decrease in the majority of countries, while Russia continues to experience a surge in cases, ranking second in the world behind the US.  

“In Bangladesh, the first cases of coronavirus were confirmed in crowded refugee camps. Approximately one million refugees have taken shelter, raising concerns about how quickly the disease can spread through vulnerable communities.”

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