the staff of the Ridgewood blog
Ridgewood NJ, The WHO COVID-19 Dashboard reports 108.82 million cases and 2.40 million deaths as of 10:30am EST on February 16.
Both the global weekly incidence and mortality continue to decrease steadily. Weekly mortality has decreased by nearly half since the peak reported the week of January 4, 2020. The current weekly incidence is the lowest since mid-October 2020. Weekly mortality decreased for the second consecutive week, down nearly 25% from the high reported the week of January 25, 2021.