Weekly Global COVID-19 Wrap: 01 July 2022

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In this week’s Global COVID-19 Wrap, SABC News captures highlights from all corners of the globe as the number of confirmed coronavirus infections continues to rise.

The world has currently recorded over 552 million COVID-19 cases, with over 527 million recoveries and over 6.3 million deaths.

South Africa has 3 993 843 confirmed cases, with 3 880 462 recoveries and 101 793 deaths.

Africa has so far recorded over 11.7 million cases, with over 11.1 million recoveries, and over 254 000 deaths.

Here are COVID-19 stories making headlines around the world: