World hits record COVID-19 cases in a week as WHO warns over omicron

A pedestrian walks past the National Covid Memorial Wall in London on December 29, 2021. - The world hit a record number of Covid infections in a seven-day period, with more than 935,000 cases detected on average each day between 22-28 December, according to an AFP tally. (Photo by Hollie Adams / AFP)

Paris – The world hit a record number of COVID-19 infections in a week, a tally revealed Wednesday, as the World Health Organization warned that omicron poses a “very high” risk and could yet overwhe… Read full article