COVID-19 deaths are at the lowest level since the pandemic began more than two years ago with cases the fewest in five months.
The seven-day moving average of COVID-19 deaths was 2,301, the lowest since 1,911 on March 25, 2020, according to tracking by Worldometers.info.
The seven-day moving average of COVID-19 cases dropped to 567,259, which is the lowest since 564,755 on November 23, 2021 before the Omicron variant emerged.
513,501,302 COVID-19 cases in total have been reported worldwide, including 3,970,821 in the past week, for a 16% decrease in tracking by Worldometers.info on Sunday (May 1). Deaths rose by 16,108 over seven days, a 10% drop, for a cumulative 6,261,273.