Yesterday (18th), there were 138,812 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, down 39,000 from the previous day.

At 1.08 times the same day last week, the growth slowed somewhat.

The cumulative number of confirmed coronavirus cases has exceeded 22 million, accounting for 42.6% of the total population.

The number of deaths increased by 22 in one day to 83, the highest in 112 days.

The number of patients with severe severe cases was 492, continuing the level of 400 for the third day.

The utilization rate of beds with severe COVID-19 is 45.7%, and those with semi-severe cases are 60.2%.