Olympics and Covid-19 pandemic: Live updates
July 21, 2021. Summarized by summa-bot.
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A gymnast, a tennis hopeful, a basketball player and others has tested positive for Covid-19 days before the start of the Summer Games. Follow here for the latest news on the Summer Olympics.
From July 12 to 18, over 3. 4 million new cases were reported globally, the update says – that's a 12% increase compared to the week before.
Global Covid-19 weekly case incidence increased with an average of around 490,000 cases reported each day over the past week compared with 400,000 daily cases reported the week before.
Cumulatively, the global number of cases reported is over 190 million, the report says, and “at this rate, it is expected that the cumulative number of cases reported globally could exceed 200 million in the next three weeks. ”