This news item shows updated data, obtained from various official sources (Johns Hopkins University, Reuters, WHO…), on the incidence of diagnosed cases and deaths due to the COVID-19 virus in Asia. As can be seen, it is safe to say that we have entered the sixth wave of this disease.
Asia currently has 139,705,532 diagnosed cases of COVID-19 disease. In terms of variation over the last 7 days, the number of confirmed cases has been 105,258.
Countries with the highest incidence of diagnosed in the last 7 days
The table above shows the countries with the highest average incidence of diagnosed COVID-19 cases in the last 7 days. As can be seen, Australia was the country with the highest average in the last 7 days (28,160), followed by Japan (19,612) and India (14,246) (data as of 04th July 2022).
Countries with rising incidence
In order to find out whether the trend of diagnosed cases is increasing or decreasing in European countries, the average number of infections in the last 7 days has been compared according to the daily updated data for each country and we have compared where this average is positioned today with respect to its historical maximum.
Taking into account the historical maximum of COVID-19 infections in European countries, the following is a list, obtained from Reuters, of those whose weekly average already exceeds 80% of this figure (data as of 04th July 2022):
- Macau is at its peak