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May 16, 2020

Epidemiologist update: Europe continues decline in new cases while the Americas continue to rise

By City Monitor Staff

An update from GlobalData Managing Epidemiologist Natasha Karim:

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 1 million refugees have taken shelter, raising concerns about how quickly the disease can spread through vulnerable communities.

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