Delta variant now reported in 135 countries, global coronavirus cases could exceed 200 million by next week: WHO

Updated: few hours ago

United Nations, Aug 5 (PTI) The highly-transmissible Delta variant of COVID-19 has now been reported in 135 countries, according to the World Health Organization which said the cumulative number of coronavirus cases reported globally could exceed 200 million by next week.

The COVID-19 Weekly Epidemiological Update dated August 3, released by WHO, said globally 132 countries have reported cases of the Beta variant and 81 countries of the Gamma variant.